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Letters from a Heartbroken Pervert: Fucking Angela Merkel, Considered

February 3, 2017 Right out of the gate, nearly every subject expressed a burning desire to perform fellatio on Chancellor Merkel. A linear regression…


Social Justice Warriors

The good professor eyes his neighbor’s dessert. He’d been quiet up to then, waiting for his order. He and his young wife are delighted when their…


Soul Box

Dead now. Dead today. Dead tomorrow. That’s what the widow told me about her husband, her palms flat on my desk wishing it to be true. I finished my…


Sugar-Plum Fearless

Sugar-Plum Fairy leaned in the shaded doorway of Blade Runner Apartments. He'd intended to get his cock out, then urinate, but he forgot the first…


“Growing Older” and “Coping”

Growing Older These lips once shed words carelessly, like leaves spilling from autumn trees, Shaken with nerves or swollen with pride, Soaking in…


Helené Brooks

The first place I went into was called Ransohoff’s, a women’s store located on Post Street just off Union Square. I had taken an early morning…


“Heart-Headed,” “Harvesting Yesterday’s Madness,” “Dissolution,” and Other Paintings

Heart-Headed Harvesting Yesterday's Madness Dissolution Hunger The Fire Inside Living with All That Goya Feared to Paint


Fetish

He breathed a heavy sigh that signified that he was done. He looked like a spent force. My husband, Chris Cleary: a man of little stamina. Well, that…


Empty Coffins

“Of course, tales of nastiness and murder are always handed down with slavering delight from generation to generation…” --- Stephen King, Salem’s……


“If I Were a Surprise,” “Hot Air Balloon,” “Homeward Bound,” and “Hammered”

If I Were a Surprise If I were a surprise, I would be the one that brought the tears to Emily's eyes. Her mom hustled her into the car with nary a…