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Dinner

Our glasses clinked over the wine and our third date. Kailey was a pleasant, if not a little pale blonde, who had it not been for the wine would…


Erasing Existence

This room stinks. It's a musty, mildewy smell that gets worse when it rains, and despite living in a coastal desert city where only drought-resistant…


“Thesis,” “Antithesis,” and “Synthesis”

Thesis Hey girl, You have a pretty face. I mean your face is beautiful. I mean you are beautiful. I’m looking at you ‘cause it makes me happy, You’ve…


30 Birds: “Twinning” by the Bloody Eyes

Starring Charlize Theron. *to be clear our protagonist is male and in a wheelchair A “minor” concussion m i n o r when I was. and then just as that…


Graveyard of the Living

Part I: Remain Silent sitting at a covered coffee table  together with three other women  like draped dolls | protected  by the pram |…


PMC, Part 1

I. “Alright gentlemen, please be seated,” Special Agent Clede said to the men filing into the mobile command tent. “I would like to thank you for…


Five Poems by Simon Perchik

Untitled It was a brook, had names though these bottom stones are still draining, passing you by before letting go the silence that stays after each…


6 to 6: Marshmallows on Everything

Christmas Day: what a pitchfork of horseshit. I have that feeling that I blew it again, that there is something wrong. My boss June threw me the…


“Hungarian Wizardries: Musings” and “Pearls-Dreams”

Hungarian Wizardries: Musings Something of Hungary would give thanks to Austria for the historic-ontological suitableness, a weird-like spirit. I was…


Pretty as a Picture

I didn't actually like my stepsister at all when I first met her. I suppose I was angry at Mum for heading out for cigarettes when I was nine and…