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Forest (Wild Beast Edition)

by Darryl Price, posted 10 hours ago 4242 views00 comments00 favs

I eat mushrooms to clear my stuck mind. I listen for the tiptoe sound of rushing creeks day in and night out. I scratch my head and back on long leaves, my snout on limbs, and sometimes I shower under certain tall flowers. Think of it…

Hotels (an excerpt)

by Joe Sullivan, posted 14 hours ago 4545 views11 comment11 fav

“Snobs,” our head housekeeper Denise called them in her deep voice, while peering out from under her glasses at me.

A Word About Everything

by Jerry Ratch, posted 33 hours ago 5555 views88 comments44 favs

I remember having a beer once And feeling like a minor god And I know in some lie you told Your life began making sense And I also know that the mind likes logic But the heart loves chaos I just hope flies land on the butter of your soul

No One Was Watching

by Todd Maupin, posted 34 hours ago 5757 views44 comments22 favs

What happens in life when no one is watching?

Somebody Sneezed

by Chris Okum, posted 2 days ago 8181 views55 comments44 favs


Express Lane

by Marlan Warren, posted 4 days ago 7979 views33 comments33 favs

The Guy Behind Me only had one item. And he looked too young to fully grasp Loneliness.

Five Origami Moons

by Amantine B, posted 6 days ago 108108 views55 comments66 favs

dragon -fly skies tumble

The World of Willy Gregg

by James Lloyd Davis, posted Nov 26, 2021 114114 views66 comments44 favs

Death threats? Just another mumbling day in the world of Willy Gregg.

O'Hare International Peoplewalk Tunnel

by Ed Higgins, posted Nov 22, 2021 118118 views44 comments44 favs

At step blinding speed we all alight somewhere in the world

I Bought New Candles

by Tim Young, posted Nov 21, 2021 131131 views44 comments33 favs

The candles and my brain flame like a torch


by Gary Hardaway, posted Nov 21, 2021 187187 views1414 comments88 favs

Unless we see it, probe it, Name it, star by star, and feel This awful, tenuous gratitude.

Just Another Plebian — Err, Philistine!

by Christopher J. Slimeball-McNugget, posted Nov 08, 2021 225225 views22 comments11 fav

I hate your guts.

substance shadow spirit

by strannikov, posted Nov 08, 2021 233233 views44 comments33 favs

ride crests and troughs of ceaseless change, / without delight but without fear, / and once it’s time to leave, then simply go, / without regret, with no unseemly fuss.

Jimbo’s Wish

by Kyle Hemmings, posted Nov 07, 2021 248248 views88 comments55 favs

growing up fumbling for excuses your fingers, clumsy littlepads of flesh you don't recognize a scatter plot of acnethat won't erase by mirrorwhy this scene doesn't workkissing the detachable lips of bobby-soxed methodgirlswho keep…

God Works Out of A Home Office

by Carl Santoro, posted Nov 07, 2021 255255 views55 comments55 favs

with binoculars neighbor reads screen text:

Soulspring, by Norman Klein.

by David Ackley, posted Nov 06, 2021 186186 views88 comments55 favs

The call came...

Head Eloquence

by Dianne McKnight-Warren, posted Nov 06, 2021 183183 views88 comments66 favs

You know I'm living in the past...

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