Posts Tagged "issue 20"

The Unkindest Kiss

by on Jan 15, 2011 in Poetry | 0 comments

By Mike Allen The loop of her embrace has no beginning. Radium poison rings her eyes, her teeth bright and sharp as prisms. Her kiss wolfs down my tongue, my jaw, her scales against my skin flay me alive Outside the muting veil your memories of before stretch faces, hands, places against...

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Terminal City

by on Jan 7, 2011 in Poetry | 0 comments

By Preston Grassmann Standing among the bathypelagic flora of the sea, among the salt hills and the forests of kelp I ask about her again, about mother. His eyes settle somewhere too far away to reach, a look passing over him like a mirage, shimmering and unreachable, eyes alive with...

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Tomorrow and Tomorrow

by on Jan 6, 2011 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

By Mary Robinette Kowal The moment Tuyet walked into the Dagenais’s compartment, she knew something was different.  The usual pack of dogs swarmed around her, distracting her, before she figured out that the compartment smelled different.  Not bad–not like the times they had...

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The Tolling of Pavlov’s Bells

by on Jan 6, 2011 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

By Seanan McGuire POINT OF INFECTION +61 DAYS I suppose there are things one can only learn through experience; the fever is coming on faster than I had expected, making it difficult to organize my thoughts. In the distance, I can hear them ringing, louder than the sirens, louder than...

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The Itaewon Eschatology Show

by on Jan 6, 2011 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

By Douglas F. Warrick She sips her coffee like a lady, and then downs her whisky like a champ.  Her name is not Alice, but that is what I call her, because her Korean name is hard on my tongue and she doesn’t like to hear me mispronounce it.  Her hair is brown, the kind of brown that you...

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