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Black Spots, by Gavin Duncan

BLACK SPOTSby Gavin Duncan  BLACK SPOTSWhat does it mean to be alive?I am genetically bred to fulfill your needs and expectations. For that very reason I could never be perfect; only better than I was. These black spots are a reminder of my history. The canvas of the cattle is washed black with [...]

Black Spots, by Gavin Duncan2019-12-10T14:55:40+00:00

Return, by Tara Campbell

RETURNby Tara Campbell    Dear Diary,Wow, I can’t believe it’s been five years since my last entry. Well, I guess I have a reason now.Nick went out again. He’s out right now; he got past my “security system” (pie plates and silverware hanging over the door, but it didn’t wake me up fast enough). [...]

Return, by Tara Campbell2019-12-10T14:53:14+00:00

Braving the Wilderness, by Leslie Sittner

BRAVING THE WILDERNESS by Leslie Sittner             Day 1:“I can’t go down there. I just can’t.” I’m sitting slumped in the passenger seat of Jim’s powder blue Ford Escort wagon shaking my head pitifully from side to side. Jim is my high school sweetheart, now my second-husband-to-be.            He gently covers my hand with his, “Why [...]

Braving the Wilderness, by Leslie Sittner2019-12-10T14:52:10+00:00

Phases of Reparations, by Alissia J.R. Lingaur

PHASES OF REPARATIONSby Alissia J.R. Lingaur Frielle hadn’t expected blue. Her daughters were still red-headed under-ones. Her lifemate’s lemon locks coiled near dainty ears and onto a pale, unlined forehead. Just the day before, Frielle oversaw a large shipment of planetary detritus to the Saturn belt for the Department of Resources and Rejuvenation, [...]

Phases of Reparations, by Alissia J.R. Lingaur2019-12-10T14:50:44+00:00

Elephant Man: Notes on Science, Salvation, and the End of the World, by Ross West

ELEPHANT MAN: Notes on Science, Salvation, and the End of the Worldby Ross West ELEPHANT MANNotes on Science, Salvation, and the End of the WorldWhat if global warming wasn’t the terrifying and intractable problem we all know it to be? What if someone figured out how to make it all go away? [...]

Elephant Man: Notes on Science, Salvation, and the End of the World, by Ross West2019-12-10T14:48:34+00:00

Engraved, by Toti O’Brien

ENGRAVEDby Toti O'Brien       Today the elephant print fell from the mantelpiece. I am just letting you know. Not my fault. Someone pulled a curtain that I had slipped behind it in order to keep it open. Well, my fault. I should have considered how fragile are things—how uncertain, precarious their balance.     [...]

Engraved, by Toti O’Brien2019-12-10T14:47:36+00:00

Playing Augmented Reality Games on the Eve of a Mass-Extinction, by Storey Clayton

PLAYINIG AUGMENTED REALITY GAMES ON THE EVEN OF A MASS-EXTINCTION by Storey Clayton               It is nearly twilight and I am stalking a unicorn.            The day before the summer solstice in 2019, Niantic released its third augmented reality game to cellular telephones across the United States and United Kingdom. Building on the same engine [...]

Playing Augmented Reality Games on the Eve of a Mass-Extinction, by Storey Clayton2019-12-10T14:41:49+00:00

Three Poems, by Cameron Morse

THREE POEMSby Cameron Morse PYTHONNo one told me how long I had to live.No one quoted the statistics.Even the python in Mom’s dreamwas dead, lying on the dining room tableduring a Morse family gathering.No one prophesied the amount of time leftin my ledger. I raise my eyes.There is no more snow on the [...]

Three Poems, by Cameron Morse2019-12-10T14:38:06+00:00