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The Shape of Grief

Alyssa Quinn In the doctor’s office, a woman describes the shape of her pain.  “There is a hard pillar inside of me,” she says. “Cylindrical. Metallic. It stretches from the pit of my...

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The Duck Walk

Erica Plouffe Lazure I am a known heretic in these parts because I mow the lawn on Sundays. I can feel my neighbor’s eyes on my back on the Lord’s Day as I maneuver through my special, signature...

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manifesto for the bones of a blue whale suspended from the ceiling

Kathryne David Gargano the boy says: devils cannot move human semen locally! he cries it in the streets, flogginghis papers / so sensational, this boy— he forgets so earnestly the way womenare born...

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Recrudescence

Annie Lampman A single person is missing for you, and the whole world is empty. —Philippe Ariès I. May 19, 1980: grey ash falling like a dirty, late spring snowstorm in northern Idaho, shuttering...

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It’s a Phase

Kevin Sterne Contest Winner My nephew takes pictures of dead animals with a disposable camera. My sister said this might be an issue when she asked me to watch him for the weekend.       “It’s...

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49.2

49.2 Cover Art by RACHEL LINN FICTIONDormant by STACIE DENETSOSIEIt’s a Phase by KEVIN STERNE, Contest WinnerThe Shape of Grief by ALYSSA QUINNVirginia Is Not Your Home by JOCELYN JOHNSONThe...

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48.2

Cover Art by JEAN WOLFF FICTIONThe Idler by TYLER BARTONAmericans by CHRISTIAN WINN NONFICTIONThe Haunting of Ill House by LESLEY JENIKEPretty Hate by EMMA JOHNSONPorches by S.G. VEIL ARTBlue Fold...

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47.2 – Spring 2018

Cover Art by Matt Gold FictionThe Rubber Tapper’s Knife by Richard Hermes, Fiction Contest WinnerBeen Fighting Since by K Chess, Fiction Contest Runner-UpGypsum by Isabelle Gilbert, Fiction...

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Issue 44.2, Spring 2015

Table of Contents Greg Grummer Poetry Award Judged by Brian Teare Winner Konstantin Kulakov, “Keats by Glenmont Metro” Runner Up Gillian Cummings, “Moon Girls of the Medicine...

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Stone Cold Steve Austin Cannot Be Forgotten

Brian Oliu   What you want to know is who was my favorite. What you hear is not what you want to hear—a name that means nothing as it was born from something pressing—a technician with a...

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