Posts Tagged "damien angelica walters"

Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys: The Elephant’s Tale

by on Aug 4, 2015 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

(3,500 Words) Ladies and Gentlemen, Children of All Ages… Every circus has a story, and every story has its secrets. Those of us taxed with bearing the burden of such things do so with no sense of pleasure, only duty. We remember so that others, in time, may forget. I. Here, the music: a...

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Interview with Damien Angelica Walters

by on Mar 3, 2015 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

A prolific writer of speculative short fiction, Damien Angelica Walters’ work has appeared in magazines such as Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Lightspeed, Apex Magazine, Strange Horizons, Electric Velocipede, Nightmare Magazine, and Daily Science Fiction, and in anthologies such as Glitter and...

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Sing Me Your Scars

by on Mar 3, 2015 in Short Fiction | 3 comments

5000 Words This is not my body. Yes, there are the expected parts—arms, legs, hips, breasts—each in its proper place and of the proper shape. Is he a monster, a madman, a misguided fool? I don’t know. I don’t want to know. But this is not my body. § The rot begins, as always, around the...

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Requiem, for Solo Cello

by on Feb 3, 2015 in Short Fiction | 3 comments

1170 WORDS I. The first time I saw you play: Bach’s Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello; your chin tucked down; your eyes soft but intense; the fingertips of your left hand deftly pressing into the fingerboard; the bow in your right moving across the strings like a lover’s sensate...

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Grey in the Gauge of His Storm

by on Oct 1, 2013 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

[TRIGGER WARNING: Some readers may find this story disturbing] Pattern: Every lining has a cloud, be it a worn spot, a mended seam, or an unraveled thread. They are neither perfect nor impenetrable, no matter how much we wish it so. People will tell you that damage makes the fabric...

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