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No Brakes

“Smoke meth!” Survival haircut? Check. Survival finger manicure? Check. Survival wristband, “stop masturbating” style? Check. It was time, or at…


Miri and Her Magic Puppets

What are you doing here? Can't you see I'm naked? Stop staring at me like that! Go away and close the curtain! Ah, Miri invited you. Well, that's…


Incident at 1600

READY IN…5…..4…..3…..2… Good evening. In a bizarre set of circumstances, the White House Security Detail, Secret Service Protection Detail, and the…


Superfortress

1966: The Cold War, Strategic Air Command “Goddamnit, Jimmy! The hippies did it! The hippies fucking did it! The ARPANET!” The man shouting was…


Always Someone Worse Off

My baby was early. Ill was the pregnancy, but not so ill that panic was stricken upon the faces of the midwifery team. My baby was early. She broke…


Ruins X iii

Later that day, fucking around in the halls during passing period, I find this rainbow-striped snap bracelet on the ground. I swipe it up, carry it…


“Untitled,” “Inexorably,” and “If I Were to Wander”

Untitled I: The Gates of the Sun An icy hand takes mine “Will you be my wings?” The ground falls away, “A patch never meant.” And we danced, Buffeted…


Firefly Lane, Chapter 4: Wrong Turn — Lilly, Part 1

Birds sang. A sweet, intoxicating warble. The sun was just rising over the Santa Monica Mountains, casting a golden glow. A new day. Awakening life.…


“Without a Mirror,” “Ticking,” “The Ides of March,” and Other Poems

Without a Mirror He is driving on a road, maybe in the Midwest, maybe the south, perhaps somewhere in Colorado. He doesn’t know, no one knows. The…


Drawing Board

They met during a dancing party at the end of the 1950’s. When Arthur saw Liz, he said to his friend: “This is a girl I will dance with; this is a…