Posts Tagged "issue 29"

I Am Thinking of You in the Spaces Between

by on Oct 4, 2011 in Short Fiction | 6 comments

by Shira Lipkin The notebook is on your nightstand, and it’s all that’s left of her in the thin morning light. It’s tattered—old blue cloth-covered thing, white cardboard showing through at the edges and corners. Looks like it’s ridden in her pocket for some time....

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To the Mistress of the Labyrinth Give Honey

by on Oct 4, 2011 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

by Heather McDougal Finding the entrance to the labyrinth is easy; you think you’ve hidden it well, but you’re fooling yourself. I slip in while you’re sleeping, pacing out the first long sweep, that outer lane, full of car brands and the girls you’ve known. This...

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Hot Wet Mess

by on Oct 4, 2011 in Poetry | 3 comments

by S.J. Tucker She goes by Lurlene because that’s easier to wrap your tongue around than her real name. The same is true of most drag queens, but under the sequins, the shine and the cigarettes, Lurlene is more Mami Wata than male. It’s confusing to watch her dance in the...

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In Search of a North Countrie

by on Oct 4, 2011 in Poetry | 2 comments

by Amal El-Mohtar for Caitlyn Paxson and Jessica P. Wick North of the Trent, they say, we give our eyes to ravens. Where they fly, so do our looks, and their hunger is our hunger, and we feast on slain knights, their would-be brides with their bellies full of children. Is this a knife I...

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A Life in Fictions

by on Oct 4, 2011 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

by Kat Howard He wrote me into a story again. I told him to stop doing that, after we broke up. In fact, it was one of the reasons we broke up. I mean, being a muse is all well and good, until you actually become one. The first time it happened, I was flattered. And it wasn’t like...

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