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The Cards You’re Dealt

“I think this gentleman is waiting, ladies,” the man said. I was caught a bit off-guard by this. I had been watching the bearded man read tarot cards…


Blood Play

One night, someone I matched on a dating app told me they intended to murder me if I met up with them, but I couldn’t have cared less. They came to…


My Love and Peace Letter to Greyhound, Part 3

Bus 1300, ???? Finally, Salt Lake City! Moron...I mean Mormon capital of the world! I had a three hour hangover...I mean layover here. My whiskey…


The Books of Power

The year was 1891, and the Industrial Revolution was taking hold, with incredible advances in technology. Ada Lovelace Evans felt she might worry…


Moments, Part 1

I. “Hey, Jeanette, what do you think of Sudan?” I ask my friend of over twenty years. Jeanette raises her brows, like, “What was that again?” I give…


Scenes from PissEarth 2025

"Our Motto is DYSTOPIA NOW!" was scraped into the wall above the wire-strewn worktable. Every other wall in the room was covered in sound-absorbing…


Hollywood

The guy we met in L.A. wore a sweater vest with a check shirt buttoned all the way up and he had a tattoo in the shape of Iowa on his inner left…


College Collection

Classroom I’m twisted by exhaust. Silent halogens in a prison filled with desks Bridge One wayward glance, or one instance of paths crossed in this…


MadDog78

It melded perfectly in his hand. His fingers caressed the barrel, the familiar weight and heft of it bringing him comfort. Satisfied that it was…