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by Emily Devenport Wraiths can be beautiful, angelically so at times. But most of the time we're thin and unsubstantial. Or at least, that's the way it's been for me. I haven't been doing this for very long, so there are a lot of things I haven't figured out yet. And so far, no one seems inclined to tell me what to expect. No one told me how ugly we can be, either. I found that out by scaring the bejeezus out of some guy when I was hiding under a table in an old house, and he and his ...
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Special Service

by Jim Towns Pittsburgh, PA December 24th, 2017 There were only three other passengers on the trolley when Orrin got on ...
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by Sarah Milne Das It is Sunday in the attic, and a girl lies on the bed, weeping. Her sobs are ...
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White Walls, Cancer, and a Love Affair

by Rebecca Pickens Curled in bed, spooning a pillow, Mira felt her tumor’s nascent tentacles lengthening. Beside her, Nick slept ...
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Claudia Halfdozen Cats

by Michael Grant Smith In my sixteenth year I bore the last of my offspring. At the age of twenty ...
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Overnight Poems

by Edward Ahern The Overnight An empty house has an atmosphere, part breaths of those absent, part echoed laughter and ...
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Nature Poems

by Ken Allan Dronsfield With Charcoal Black Today I'll travel to the swamp and wood to do a little autumn sketching ...
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Blind Poems

by Ann Christine Tabaka Anticipation Dark and defiant The tempest rages Bulldozing over the forsaken shore Scrubbed raw by the angry ...
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Earthquake Poems

by Lana Bella From and In Its Place Your fingers contour me the way this blunt knife sliding home on ...
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The Whimsical Minions of Monster Town

Review by William Santorik If you'd like to travel to a place unlike any you've ever visited, take a trip to ...
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