Latest Submissions

“Soft Landing,” “We All Die in Silence,” and “Laughter is Never Enough”

soft landing i think i was supposed to be your soft landing an easy bounce back after a shitty divorce they obviously never told you about my demons…


Nomocanon of Mephistopheles, Part 3

Now this new liberalism, this new blood-libel is harsher, and harder to escape than bigotry. Slavs shall never be respected---but we don’t actually…


On a Wire

Aware of the consequences of the alternative, Max tried his best to remain on the tightrope. Relying on decades of experience in the art of dancing…


Trigger Finger

Last night, I propped up my laptop, the laptop I am writing this on, in my bathroom sink and put on some porn. I looked at myself in the big mirror…


Innawoods Running

In the woods. I run. I'm on cocaine. This is how the hunter-gatherer felt chasing his prey. This is how the warrior felt charging joyfully into his…


Haunted Places

I’d like to state up front that I have never sought evidence of supernatural occurrences out of any conviction such phenomena were possible, or any…


“A Long Drive in America” and Other Poems

A Long Drive in America Let's see how long you can drive in America before you get to a place you can't get out of. Let's see how many days you can…


Fuck Me Like You’re Joe Biden

She asked me to pretend to be Joe Biden. A few months ago it was Bernie, but today is Inauguration Day. It was basically the same old man shtick,…


Stephanie

The phone in the bakery rang. Holly picked it up. “Hi, you’ve reached Breezewood Bakery; how may we help you?” “Hello. Do you carry cheesecake?” “No,…


Last Chance for a New Year’s Dance

James had died a hundred little deaths in the preceding hours, slipping in and out of consciousness in a fevered oblivion. The result of a volatile…