Posts Tagged "issue 82"

Interview with Cover Artist Vincent Sammy

by on Mar 31, 2016 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

This month’s cover artist is Vincent Sammy, an artist combining his preferred medium of watercolor with digital tools to create fantastic visions of horror, science fiction, and fantasy. We recently spoke with Sammy, who is preparing for the zombie apocalypse at his home in Cape Town,...

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The Sword Excalibur

by on Mar 29, 2016 in Poetry | 0 comments

Old these hills and old the stone Ploughed the grave and broke the bone Long the grass on paths forgot To camps and kingdoms which are not Lost the songs of feast and raid Dead the king and rust his blade. Ore Picking at the rock like scabs to ease the dirt’s itch is one thing, wounding...

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Chimney Witch

by on Mar 24, 2016 in Poetry | 0 comments

Chimney witches dwell in chimneys, says the one who dwells in ours. We’ve cousins dwell in wells, she says, they’ve moons for eyes and sing below, sing low and sweet in undertones while others drum with hands above and strong or soft ring golden bells, they ring and ring the wells to...

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Dolly

by on Mar 22, 2016 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

6,000 words On Sunday when Dolly awakened, she had olive skin and black-brown hair that fell in waves to her hips. On Tuesday when Dolly awakened, she was a redhead, and fair. But on Thursday — on Thursday her eyes were blue, her hair was as black as a crow’s-wing, and her hands were red...

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BlackRiver

by on Mar 17, 2016 in Poetry | 0 comments

My breath is a bass line, rolling artillery. A secret sudden as thunder, low concussions that sound like a cave, like giant wings. Your breath peels like a violin it rises up onto its toes and cranes chin, exposing neck before collapsing. It’s a thin note that rings until any monk would...

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