Posts Tagged "issue 87"

I Remember Your Face

by on Aug 15, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

7,000 Words She scrabbled in the dirt, sifting through dust piles, raising turrets and smashing castles. Her hands were coated with grime, the mud dark in the lines of her palms. Pushing her skirt up around her thighs, she examined her socks, gray with grit. She crouched down closer to...

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Perplexities

by on Aug 12, 2016 in Poetry | 0 comments

Resembling a migraine spreading over my visual field, Hubble pictured stars incubating in fiery tips Six trillion miles long into gaseous bulbs. They appeared as late-night peninsulas, contoured by neon glare in a nebula seven-thousand light-years away and as old. The ancient questions...

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INK, The Frame, and Christopher Soren Kelly

by on Aug 11, 2016 in Nonfiction | 3 comments

A few weeks ago, I received two movies in the mail — director Jamin Winans’s cult classics, Ink and The Frame. Since I live in a cave under a rock, I didn’t know anything about either movie. In this way, I feel incredibly fortunate. I got to sit there through both movies in wide-eyed...

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Fall to Her

by on Aug 8, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

1,341 Words You want to fall. You want to fall up, sideways, diagonal — towards the sun, or the moons, or the asteroid field. Out here in the vast pin-pricked black, it all feels like falling down. The mech you wear is thick; it amplifies the ragged sound of your breathing. But it cannot...

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Not Like This

by on Aug 4, 2016 in Poetry | 2 comments

Not like this, it wasn’t meant to be like this: rain, wind, water, night, King Xau staggering out of the churning river beside a staggering, stricken horse, the horse’s foreleg spurting blood, skin hanging in ribbons; Atun examining the mare by wavering torchlight, shaking his head; the...

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