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“Pluto Girl,” “Stars in My Eyes,” and “Diss Track in the Key of Childish Poet”

Pluto Girl Pluto Girl sings only songs without words. She lives in the far corner of space surrounded by rocks and ice. She is queen of the Unnamed.…


I’m Certain the Sun Will Shine

I looked down at the old woman with her Einstein-like hair resting on the top half of the pillow, her wrinkled eyelids loosely closed in a deep and…


“Corporate Whore,” “‘I Just Get on Better with Guys!,'” “Absence of Him,” and “The Would-Be Furry”

Corporate Whore She wants a career      Damn you Not attention for her legs Her bum Or Breasts Oh These assets she'd trade…


Twenty Years After

Thank goodness for name badges. Some of the people looked the same, maybe just a few furrows in the brow or a receding hairline being the difference…


Swimming in Mercury

The problem really started when Colliver conjured up not the fiction of the great dead author (of which he was a diffident fan), but the author…


The Confessional

“From even the greatest of horrors irony is seldom absent." --- H.P. Lovecraft “It is for the best that the scenes I am about to describe have faded…


Letters from a Heartbroken Pervert: What Do I Think About While Watching Porn?

People tell me that everyone meditates. I think that maybe I meditate by watching porn. Is that a good way of meditating? No. But it’s what happens.…


Sad and Slightly Pathetic

You stood in front of the class and I couldn’t take my eyes of you while the teacher introduced the new girl to us. Sit beside me, I hoped, but you…


The Most Beautiful Question in the World

I. In his eyes I see all the history of Asia, in the rise and fall of his chest, where his heart lies tucked safely under his bones, the multicolored…


Blues

Everywhere I go, I see blue. Everywhere I go, I hear blue. I see blue more than anything else. Blue is following me. Blue is the most popular color.…