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Terror House Magazine Easter Submission Contest: Win Up to $20!

As Terror House Magazine nears the one-year anniversary of when it was untimely ripped from the womb, we've decided to step our game up a bit. In the…


The Birds Sing at Night

LED lights; so different from the yellow orange street lights I grew up with. They are everywhere now. I feel as if I am in a different country.…


Pink Petals of Desire

Tuesday, April 8 The cherry blossoms are in full bloom in the city, and for me, cherry blossoms always evoke the beginning of a new school year. This…


“Notepad,” How a Masterpiece is Created,” and “Liquor-ish”

Notepad One day When all these years will pass I will pose as a bystander I will write about you I will coin you as my tragic flaw When all these…


When the Men We Don’t Marry Come to Find Us

I am haunting him. It isn’t my intention, but he just keeps summoning my presence during his daily commute on New Jersey Transit. As he stares…


If Our Holdens Were Fords

It was just an ordinary, laid back Saturday afternoon in October in the outer Melbourne suburb of Doveton. The seasons had just changed from winter…


Destroy All Men: An Analysis of About Last Night

I bought a DVD player from Target, and maybe I should have gone to Best Buy, because what I didn’t realize was that what I got wasn’t what I’d paid…


“The Light,” “Dirty American Poem #3,” “The Last Days of the Flu,” and Other Poems

The Light We wait for the bombs to feel us out pass the potatoes, say grace over the odd angels that have watched over us for years through the…


Anfisa

I. She had a beautiful Russian name: Anfisa. On the basketball court, her teammates called her “Fisa”: she studied at a local institute and was fond…


Adventures in Elf Land

So this is Elf Land, I thought as I looked around. It was not what I expected. Certainly there were no happy little elves in workshops making toys…