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“3PM and Now,” “Small Purple Hands,” and “Your Invective of a Thousand Failings”

3PM and Now I finally got out of bed At around 3PM. I checked the phone. No one called. One junk mail text. I hadn’t eaten in almost a day And my…


Continuum

Beyond the cracked sidewalk and the telephone pole with layers of flyers in a rainbow of colors and the patch of dry brown grass, there stood a…


The Endless Fence

Harvey didn’t know why he was scaling the fence that bordered the amphitheater. He had an uncontrollable urge to climb and to keep stepping higher…


In the Shadow of the Belt, Chapter 8: Old Colony, Part 1

My parents got a separate apartment, when I had not yet gone to school, in a new building on the "circle,” as Victory Square was called in…


The Columbine Pilgrim Out Now: Buy it for 60% Off This Weekend Only

Terror House Press is pleased to announce the release of its second book: The Columbine Pilgrim by Andy Nowicki, a dark novella about bullying,…


The Islands Tell of It, Chapter 9: Girls Talk Turkey

I met Wyla in the surgery waiting area. She must have deciphered from the wild look I had plastered on my face that I needed a stiff drink. “You…


The Universal Cunt

Extend! Extend! And fill the emptiness This is our true purpose The thing that we must do! It yawns so wide its walls are never seen It swallows…


Last of the Vigorous Years

"Open my eyes to another reality." --- Fernando Pessoa Life sucks. A lot of people say it sucks way too much. People like Voltaire and David Foster…


6 to 6: November in July

It was 11am on July 3rd., the middle of the monsoon season. I was sweating in my taxi when I was dispatched to a nightclub named November. A poor…


The Columbine Pilgrim: Prologue, Part 2

My name is Tony Meander, and I’ve got Columbine on my mind. Many minutes have passed, perhaps an hour. I’m still standing here: smoking, pacing,…