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“How Narrow is the Gate” and “Summer”

How Narrow is the Gate Cracks in a wall And a plaster wall Endless halls that end Golden frame, shining, reflecting The door is small and…


30 Birds: “Tarantella” by Jun. 27

Introduction (Songs of Experience) "Tarantula" stems from the Italian tarantola and, in turn, the word tarantola is derived from Taranto, a large…


The Knock at the Door

Eddie tended to drift into whatever jobs were available that would pay the rent. The rent itself was a modest sum of $85 per week at the Gizzard Shad…


Auditory Blackface? A Review of Loqueesha

When I first heard about Loqueesha, I was not exactly excited to see the movie as much as I was excited to see people mad on Twitter. The trailer hit…


6 to 6: Bob’s Big Day

It’s like two in the afternoon and the computer screen spits a fare at me from zone 577. 4500 North Oracle, the mall. I pull my cab up to the…


The Man with the Umbrella Hats

You’d know my boyfriend Lex Eleven if you saw him. He struts around town in a miniskirt and black lipstick, like a prostitute with a penchant for…


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

It’s time for another contest in the House of Terror. Shake that 300 mg caffeine haze out of your dopey head; we want you focused for this one,…


The Hunt

The hard knock on my door stopped me from wallowing in my self-pity any longer. Joe Dexter, my long-lost friend from college, stood in the doorway of…


Silver Fork Diner

It was 4:26 PM. Rachel Holloway was sitting alone, at her table, at Silver Fork Diner. Ragged and peeling wallpaper surrounded the girl as she stared…


Wavelength, Part 2

III. A month after that, and I found myself in the heart of the spiritual state of Israel: in a little piazza surrounded by charming stone-built…