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Ketamine Island

“I’m not saying you need to go and just fucking shoot ‘em all. I’m saying like just leave them on their fucking poop island. Dude was just kind of…


Blessed

I. Greetings from Babylon, Today, I slaughtered a sheep. She was being crushed by her iniquities, so I crushed her instead. The people croon and…


A Year in Four Parts

Spring she's got no daddyyyyy no daddyyyy's got her probably a good thing but, she'll always be looking her mommy was a ghost a smothering fog ebbing…


Lightning

Before that first storm, people said that Melissa Summers had flashing eyes, striking looks, and an otherwise remarkable smile. Ten of us had…


Aptrgangr

Then... The grimy floors of the convenience store never looked so white to Peary as when his blood seeped over them in liters. Peary was fighting for…


Anthem

He’s drinking my life away again, cussing in his battered seat. Forsaken in his self-indulgence, he scratches the label off the bottle; the last drip…


Priority File: Classified

Oh, Christ, it’s 4:19 AM: why is the phone ringing? Hello; hello, come on, seriously: dead air, who calls at four and says nothing, hello, I hear…


Five Poems by Simon Perchik

Untitled You rub one shoe till the glow rises side by side---like new calms the other though the knot stays wet, unable to loosen make a wish, let in…


My Day at the Synagogue

As I wake up to golden sun rays piercing the blinds and my phone blasting “Beamer Boy” by School Shooter, I know it’s going to be a good day. “What a…


Mass Media

Mass media is a fully autonomous institution that plays by similar rules as other institutions. It has its own patriarchs, its own deans, its own…