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Arcana Magi Zero Arc 3 - c.4

by H-M Brown, posted 2 hours ago 2727 views00 comments00 favs

Alysia stretched her left hand out at Kurai, and the electricity connected with her fingertips like beacon.

Denis Johnson

by Emily Sparkles, posted 3 hours ago 3535 views00 comments00 favs

How strangely perfect it is To see this man memorializedAn author, so I'll always cheerThough I haven't yet read his worksA secret perhaps best keptThe shame of an English major, the shame of a friendHow strangely perfect it is To read even the names paying…

My Aunty Jill’s Treasure

by Erika Byrne-Ludwig, posted 3 hours ago 2828 views00 comments00 favs

The day Aunty Jill passed away I knew I had tasks to perform. To begin with I was granted guardianship of her cat, Tippi. I took her home and slowly got her used to my, yet unknown to her, hands and voice. Secondly, in my aunty's old home was an antique wardrobe. It …


by Mathew Paust, posted 10 hours ago 5050 views22 comments11 fav

Shit, I guess I'm gonna hafta

The Whole Debt

by Bill Yarrow, posted 13 hours ago 3232 views33 comments33 favs

just when the sky was dark with birds, the ground black with snakes, the river choked with otters, the mesa teeming with beetles, the mountains pocked with bees...

This Is It

by Chris Okum, posted 21 hours ago 5454 views22 comments22 favs


Colonized Mike, Ch. 1: UMPTEENTH TIME

by Smiley McGrouchpants, posted 23 hours ago 5252 views11 comment11 fav

He blinked his eyes at them, like the pretty boy he still was.

Long Walks On the Beach: Song

by Jerry Ratch, posted 26 hours ago 4747 views11 comment11 fav

I don’t like long walks on the beach Or sand between my toes Jellyfish stinging my butt Saltwater up my nose I don’t like long lingering glances But I sure like fancy pantses And yes, a bum without a bottle Is like a car without a throttl


by Wendy Wimmer, posted 32 hours ago 5555 views11 comment11 fav

While Evelyn watched television, I fixed her evening tea. “Are you? Fuck that world,” she replied, as though someone had asked her a question. Sometimes Evelyn got stuck on a word, using it for everything until it started to mean nothing and everything.

Liturgy for a Young Widower

by Arturo Ruiz, posted 33 hours ago 5959 views55 comments44 favs


Sonnet 6

by Lars Townsend, posted 36 hours ago 6060 views22 comments11 fav

There's someone in my life and we're friendswhen I met her, all I could do was yearnto hold her in my arms until the world endsthen interest waned broke like most Grecian urns.Sitting in a coffee shop watching agirl with a ten ass flounce her way to a seatand though I…

Birthday Boy

by Kitty Boots, posted 2 days ago 118118 views1010 comments88 favs

"I called him a fucking loser and left."


by Charlotte Hamrick, posted 2 days ago 8888 views1010 comments88 favs

sleeping away the remembering

Chapter 1

by Reva Zerkalo, posted 2 days ago 5858 views44 comments33 favs

England 2014 The Recovery Hub Izolda was beginning to love her hatred of Jane. Jane-Jane: what a name. Jane, swishing around in a fancy dress white coat, shooting poisonous glances at everyone. Through the clouds,…

Against the Wall

by Gary Hardaway, posted 2 days ago 7878 views66 comments33 favs

happily fling Molotov cocktails// against ICE agents in armored vehicles/ and sing the pain of their burning deaths/ as triumph against asininity.

Edju - 16 -17 and 18

by RW Spryszak, posted 3 days ago 6060 views22 comments11 fav

"We live in a world of marvels. Be aware - or beware." - Penelope Rosemont

To the Manchester Children's Monster

by Darryl Price, posted 3 days ago 8080 views66 comments66 favs

“As you do it unto the least of these so you do it unto me.” —Jesus These children that you murder are not your enemy. They are not your pain or your personal sorrow. They are, if anything, flowers blowing and …

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