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Moths

I slept in the attic upstairs. Well, not upstairs; up a ladder. There were six children in our house and so the attic was converted into a room so…


Hostess Cherry Pies

I was in and out of Philly kicking around Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. One guy I always saw had alopecia. He talked about holidays, missing booze…


“Yalta,” “Naked,” and “Bow Wow”

Yalta Miss Hooker says that I'm going to go to Hell if I don't stop all my sinning, the sins I can help, she means, since Adam and Eve sort of got me…


Raymond, Raymond

“Big man, pig man. Ha ha, charade, you are.” --- Pink Floyd Raymond awakes from a horrible dream to the sound of dogs barking and someone pounding on…


Hershel’s Nightmare

Bettie Bundy will be performing at an abandoned factory outside of Salem. His soy-obsessed manager, Hershel Donahue, has been making preparations for…


Good Holiday

Barbara had to save money all year round so her son could have a good holiday. This meant going with him for two weeks somewhere abroad and sending…


“Prison,” “Why?”, “Night,” and “You and I”

Prison I lie awake in the sarcophagus Mentally counting the pins struck in the numerous Voodoo dolls with their evil smiles and lolling heads the…


Letters from a Heartbroken Pervert: On Milk

The paradox of breast milk and fucking is this: of all the bodily fluids we can secrete, milk is the only one whose purpose is to be consumed, yet…


Was Her Resting?

He could see the vertical blinds moving when he was halfway up the driveway. Even though she could neither see nor hear, Delta would always come to…


“A Complete Love of Damage,” “The Lobby, LaSalle Avenue,” and “Halves”

A Complete Love of Damage (A line from “Signs and More” by Noelle Kocot, 2016) In contrast to Aristotle's way of explaining nature, Galileo relied on…