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Forgotten Flanders Fields: A Review of They Shall Not Grow Old

Cinema as an art form has always had the power to shock and horrify. Think of Italian horror films such as Cannibal Holocaust, Lars von Trier’s…


Of Note

The psychiatrist looked solemnly at Mary while she sat up on the divan in his surgery. She opened her eyes and looked at Dr. Bringwell. “Terrible…


“Forty-Nine” and “Fifty”

Forty-Nine Even back then, everybody understood immediately. Even people walking past him on the street couldn't help but roll their eyes. It was a…


Sólido Entre Nosotros

’S official, I’m in recovery. Just canceled “Scheduled” under “Saved.” No more Nicolle, no more Chris and Chris, no more Rachel, no more---this, for…


“The Origin of You,” “Where I Live,” “Ringtails Are Not Solitary in Spring,” and Other Poems

The Origin of You From nebulae, stars are born each day, vast pools of matter coalescing in eddies, swirling themselves into existence from the…


Juice

There is a fed on my screen. Every day, I see him spewing his screeds. Down here in the basement, I try to escape the “real” world. I bitch, my…


Intro to Hell

Having shrugged it loose so long ago---having lived in peace and plenitude forever, having eaten manna in the morning and sipped ambrosia in the…


Endless September

The light on the screen flickers imperceptibly fast, a refresh rate of 60 hertz. Which means a refresh rate of… Click, clack, click, clack. .016666…


“Internet Outlaw,” “Can’t Write Poetry,” “The Mortals Are My Playthings,” and “Wild West”

Internet Outlaw Robin Hood of the internet Whose name strikes fear Into the hearts of the secret-keepers--- The wind whispers, “Julian Assange” And…


They Must, Part 1

The effervescent waves of distress lurked among the pines, eerily clinging to their needles like a brisk morning's dew. The cool autumn breeze…