Posts Tagged "apex magazine"

Interview with Cover Artist Sarah Zar

by on Apr 28, 2016 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

This month’s cover artist is Sarah Zar, a Brooklyn, New York artist who works in mediums from oil paints and mixed media pieces to performance art. Sometimes collaborating with dead artists, Zar’s cover piece this month offers a wonderful mix of reality and fantasy. APEX...

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Song of the Encantado

by on Apr 26, 2016 in Poetry | 0 comments

Do not stare into the blind eyes of the pink-fleshed singing porpoise. You have stared down the dancing snake but the eyes your eyes followed as they swayed were filled with moonlight, & the song of the split — tongue is of the earth & is a forest song that winds about the roots...

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Myth of the Mud God

by on Apr 22, 2016 in Poetry | 0 comments

Every morning I wake up heavier, my throat filled with dirt. What I can’t hack up wash down with coffee and cough syrup. I try to rinse the smell of wet cigarettes from my body as I pick out the stones and animals that get caught inside my chest. When I leave, the world is the same: The...

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The Quidnunx

by on Apr 20, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

14,400 words One: Bird Aptrick’s Word Bird Aptrick said an awful word. There are big curse words and little curse words in anybody’s language. A little cursing isn’t hardly cursing at all. A child could do it and everyone round the supper table would laugh, turn red, and stick a bun in...

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The Faery Handbag

by on Apr 19, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

8,000 Words I used to go to thrift stores with my friends. We’d take the train into Boston, and go to The Garment District, which is this huge vintage clothing warehouse. Everything is arranged by color, and somehow that makes all of the clothes beautiful. It’s kind of like if you went...

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