by Jody Schiesser
knelt by a line of fireworks tubes, lighting fuses.
Love & Possible Worlds
watch her, wanting to kiss her but loading the rifle. She just looks at me
The Terrible Secret
by Thomas Wiloch
began when a man carved a cross in his head...
Jesus & Me
by Tony Roberts
there's Jesus, surrounded by all these hot babes dancing to the Stones....
by Jody Schiesser
days of weird in the land of Shiner Bock.
"Letters from P.J."
by Mark Newlon
from the journal of John Flaherty and the letters of his secret admirer.
- Silver Girl by
Angie Chau (from Greenbelt Review)
- My best friend looks like those princesses they draw in children’s fairy
tales. She has sweet clear eyes and Botticelli lips and a blaze of auburn
hair always in perfect disarray from riding in her dad’s convertible.
- untitled by
David Kennerly (from McSweeney's)
had always tried to be a gentleman, courteous, respectful in the
thorough way, and believed he was doing his utmost to continue
philosophy when he realized he was having a heart attack...
of McSweeney's Twenty-Minute Stories contest.
Mighty Up by Maggie Dubris (from Big Bridge)
jeans were covered with a tapestry of frogs. I tried to draw one
Spanish book, but every time I caught a focus the shape
slightly. I was sure I was seeing some kind of archetype.
is Gossip told by Toads by Zachary Jean Chartkoff (from deepsouth)
Atwood once asked a group of women at a university why
felt threatened by men. The women said they were afraid of being
beaten and killed. She then asked a group of men why they felt
by women. The men answered they were afraid the women
laugh at them.
Surf Guru by Doug Dorst (from ZYZZYVA)
does one kill fear, I wonder?
Spiral Notebook by Cintra Wilson (from Zoetrope All-Story)
cry and laugh simultaneously like I've suddenly been let in on the whole
like I've suddenly stuck my head through the ceiling-membrane of
human drama and been allowed to see the whole world play at once
of just my maddening little role.
Do Not Always Remember by William S. Burroughs
from a Mexico cafe.
Under the Lilac by Joanna Rose (from ZYZZYVA)
shine of moonlight between bodies.
by Nina Newington (from Urban Desires)
lizard tongue flicks at my ears and face.
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