Posts Tagged "issue 17"

Anything So Utterly Destroyed

by on Oct 12, 2010 in Poetry | 0 comments

By Elizabeth McClellan                                                                                                                                   Rhysling Award Nominee “Long Poem” What would have been my right hand— delicate fingers discolored a bit, a ghost of a...

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Love’s Ecology

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By Rose Lemberg 1. I have been free but didn’t know myself. I won’t be free again, but now I know 2. Your fingers are my bread, your eyes my wine, your body my tender birds your heart my meat. It rots between my teeth. Your body fills up with worms in which the bloated birds find poison...

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Citizen Komarova Finds Love

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By Ekaterina Sedia The very little town of N. was largely bypassed by the revolution—the red cavalries thundered by, stopping only to appropriate the ill-gotten wealth of Countess Komarova, the lone survivor of N.’s only noble family. The wealth was somewhat less than the appropriators...

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The Girl Who Had Six Fingers

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By Brenda Stokes Barron And when the girl who had six fingers saw the grizzled fisherman, she knew he was the right one for her. The way his eyes set on the water like pins. How his bent frame showed little strain against the constant pull of the catch. How his hands gripped the pole...

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Still Life (A Sexagesimal Fairy Tale)

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year (Strahan), 2011 6,600 Words Every evening was a fin de siècle in the great sprawling castle-city of Nycthemeron. But, of course, to say it was evening meant no more than to say it was morning, or midnight, or yesterday, or six days hence,...

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