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“London Helps,” “Requiem for Special Occasions,” and “A Writer Remembers”

London Helps He had a, Tough day, Those types, Of days, Happen, Sometimes, He’s just, Sat on, The couch, Having, A beer, Looking for, Something, To…


Did it Happen?

“Good afternoon, Nick. It looks like you are working on one of your inventions.” “Good afternoon, Sam, and call me Nikolai, as I am not an American…


“Survival,” “Love is Never Allowed to Exist,” and “In a Public Square”

survival anger that never ending gift given to you by a father that never loved you a mother that cries herself to sleep each night recounting all…


Blood Vessel

The boy drinks my burning blood. Slowly. His bony hand around my neck, a real strangler. Soon he will drain me and break me. Shatter me upon the…


Nostalgia Used to Be Considered a Disease

Close up the shutters, pull off the letters and watch as the plastic teeth rains caulk. Lock up the doors so the teenagers won’t break in to drink.…


Silence

Don’t die for me. One year ago to the minute, Pauline had thought those exact words and now, during the minute of silence in honour of fallen…


“A Philosophical Trialogue,” “Nude Beach,” and “The Image of the Sovereign”

A Philosophical Trialogue When you’re a cabdriver you could be a cabdriver Fifty years and after that you’re still--- But the old man kept speaking…


Superfood

My neighborhood is full of cafés. My current regular place is good, but no better than all the others. It’s good for meeting interesting people,…


The Longhouse Out Now: Buy it for 50% Off This Weekend Only

Terror House Press is pleased to announce the release of its 39th book: The Longhouse, edited by Participation Frog. The Longhouse is an anthology of…


Lightning Bugs

I’m Bob Hurley, an award-winning gardener with two problems, both caused by my new neighbor. It all began when he moved in last winter. I think he’s…