Posts Tagged "issue 4"

A Poor Man’s Roses

by on Oct 5, 2009 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

By Alethea Kontis At first, she sang to remember. It was a way to pass the long, dark time, a way to drown out the buzz in her head when the earth shook and the bunker rattled, a way to live outside the bars of her cage, to be a woman who smoked and drank, flirted and pined, flipped her...

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To Dream of Stars: An Astronomer’s Lament

by on Oct 5, 2009 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

By Peter M. Ball The first time he sees the Royal Observatory he is three days shy of his twelfth birthday. It’s spring, a clear night, the stars unveiling themselves in small groups as the sky overhead grows dark. The tower rises from the hills, dominating the uneven horizon, a crooked...

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Ghost Technology from the Sun

by on Oct 5, 2009 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

By Paul Jessup Master told us that the earth was hollow, and that we lived on the inside of it, clinging to the top of the crust. Below us was another world, a world inside the world, a glowing bright sun of a place. What Master called the summerlands. That is where the dead live, he...

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Interview with Brandon Massey

by on Oct 5, 2009 in Interviews | 0 comments

By Maurice Broaddus It’s been a long time since I’ve had a chance to catch up with Brandon Massey. We first met at HorrorFind IV where we were on what was probably the first “black people who write horror” panel. I had two stories published in his (controversial to some) anthology...

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After, Thoughts–A Pantoum

by on Oct 5, 2009 in Poetry | 0 comments

By J.C. Hay Shambling through the streets, Are we alive, or just existing? Almost all the buildings are empty. A testament to unceasing need. Are we alive, or just existing? Our hunger drives us out, A testament to unceasing need. The mobs form from necessity. Our hunger drives us out....

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