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“Twelve Months,” “Control,” and “Exchange”

Twelve Months Twelve months of not-an-ending twelve months since the beginning of this and what I thought I was going to miss but has engrained…


White Dwarf

On an October evening, Theo looked out over his property. It was mostly flat fieldland after his lawn ended and dropped down a hill. The sky was…


“Mystery Girl,” “Context,” and “Monologue in Class”

Mystery Girl There is a girl near you. Look up. You’ll know her in an instant. She’s sitting at another table in the café, But she doesn’t see you.…


Dummy’s Dummies, Part 1

I. Vincent is a speck of a man you wouldn't easily notice. Mid-thirties, slender and slight, clean-shaven and close-cropped, he is plain of…


“Formulism in Ethics” and “Essay on Lust in Times of Crisis”

Formulism in Ethics First, sharply distinguish between inner and outer perception--- just take the edge and fold it on itself, you know, changing…


The Elves and the Witch

A twilight stretches across my vision. Its horizon is an infinite distance away. The dark smothers me like a blanket. I feel myself begin to sweat.…


Woman on 187 Debray Street

The road has rolled out                 like a wet thick tongue,…


The Flesh

A raven-haired woman seized his hand and led him to the hot tub overlooking the City of Angels. Her bare feet fell silent on the polished travertine…


Poisoned

Corrine felt like she had been poisoned. She worked as a cashier at the new hardware store in town. It opened up recently, and she requested to work…


Fire with Fire, Part 1

I. Darla’s eyes shot open at the muffled shattering of glass and found themselves locked on the still-silent alarm clock at her bedside. 5:26 am. A…