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“Okra Casserole Baked at 350,” “Satchmo Was White,” “Sitting Pretty,” and Other Poems

Okra Casserole Baked at 350 The bald soprano was hiding in the bushes. You better say something or I will. God is watching is not good enough. Tell…


The Plough

"And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God." --- Luke 9:62 Typically, when…


Terror House Radio, Episode #29: Hail Caesar

On this episode of Terror House Radio, Matt Forney and Bryden Proctor go solo to talk about crappy casinos, overweight Nazis, and President Trump's…


Out for a Walk, Part 1

His name is Harry, but you could rightly call him Hirsute. We come to him on a brisk Saturday morning, when the rent is due. Harry has rent money…


Closed Minds

It was rainy and the branches shed heavy drops on anyone who lingered near them. Lina staggered and knocked at the gatekeeper’s door, her stomach…


Angels in Nomen Town: Two Neutral Angels Watch Old Plays

The Nomen-Town or N-Town Plays are a cycle of mystery plays from the late Middle English period. Formerly known as the Coventry Cycle, “Nomen” means…


Knock! Knock!

I’ve been listening to a persistent knock for the last ten minutes. I check my Arlo camera alert and, sure enough, there is a man dressed in a black…


Making Pumpkin Spice Lattes in a Post-Apocalyptic Iowa, Part 1

I. It wasn’t war or an asteroid that nearly wiped out society. It was a disease, and how stereotypical, right? The bug could have been another…


“Heebie Jeebies,” “Spin the Bottle,” and “The Date Fairy”

Heebie Jeebies Twelve years old, enthralled by Jan August’s Misirlou, I listen to the 78 record on my phonograph. My heart soars with the strings. I…


The Magic Word

Andre turned to the cute blonde on the barstool next to him. He looked her in the face. Her luscious tits and legs for days blurred out beneath her…