Harrows of the Scarab

Some people thought it looked more like an armadillo, while others thought the strange armored truck resembled a trilobite, but Fed literature…


Gentry: The Soulful, Sleazy Bureaucrat at the Heart of Drugstore Cowboy

Gentry: The Soulful, Sleazy Bureaucrat at the Heart of Drugstore Cowboy My time in the Army knocked the wanderlust right out of me. I understand…


“Falling Asleep to Horror Movies” and “Fitter Use for the Flock”

Falling Asleep to Horror Movies My vision of sugar plums, dangling on branches, purple as prose, severed by the butcher knife swung by the man in the…


“Okay Obelisk” and “Discourse Between Saint and Dog”

Okay Obelisk This unblinking obsidian. or maybe onyx. Soapstone stoicism til it deigns to smile. But only at my confusion. The grandmaster has……


Erotic Cake Alone; or, One Fat Man’s Rock Bottom

“Rock bottom” is a phrase usually applied to alcoholism and describes the point at which one recognizes they have no choice but to get sober or die.…


“Blood Freezing Even as it Spills” and “Tamerlane is in the Black Tent”

Blood freezing even as it spills I squeezed the trigger On the Winchester repeater, Felt the spring of recoil Like the bounding of a hare. And the…


Eros in the Alps

The jeep climbed the snowy backroad leading up to the lodge. Daniel steered, blinking through the wipers that slapped left and right as they batted…