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“Optics,” “Syllogism 5,” “In Which I Kick the Tires,” and Other Poems

Optics Though it's retroactive Christmas pugilism here it's generosity in other places so forgive the substitute stepfather as he knows not what to…


Heart Killer, Book 1: Frances — Part 1

January 1995 I hesitated a good while before finally deciding to go ahead and write this memoir, detailing the experiences of my life that led me to…


Teen Angel

Phil was having another one of those dreams at 3AM. Since he had turned twelve, he had been having nocturnal emissions, and since fourteen, he had…


Luminaria, Chapter 9: Balancing Act — Ith Daktar San, Part 2

And so, no one was sentenced to death that day. Nor even banished to the Red Moon. The Meditator Ith Rennat spoke the prisoners’ fates. “Lance Rey…


Armed Psychopaths and Bunny Rabbits

Approaching mid-winter. Shoveling the driveway to shoot hoops with frozen hands. Can’t bend your wrist, ball won’t bounce. That’s cold. Next day,…


The Dream: Excerpt from The Iliad by Homer

translated by J.M. Wilcox Now all the other gods and men,---hippokorustic equiornate---horse-powered car-fighters, were dream-endrowned, pounding…


Four Breams

Going with my mother to the Plaza del Mercado de San Isidro, in the Mataderos neighborhood, at the beginning of Carabanchel Bajo, in Madrid, the…


The Corporation

She filled out her work report, completed the termination form, and shoved it into the envelope before heading downtown to drop it off and pick up…


Terror House Radio, Episode #54: Pretentious Unknown Artist (with Andy Nowicki)

On this episode of Terror House Radio, Matt Forney and Eris (Elizabeth Victoria Aldrich) welcome Andy Nowicki back to the show to discuss the third…


Careful What You Wish For

Jeffrey woke to the magnificent sounds of angelic birds. The sounds of the heavens, and all that hover above, filled his ears. The ability to open…