Raglan Road – A Cautionary Tale – By Gabriel Rosenstock

    On Raglan Road of an autumn day I saw her first and knew That her dark hair would weave a snare That I might one day rue...

Shoreline – By George Angel

    What happens when what we know, what we live and feel leads us away from coherence and unity, and we are left only with...

Unborn and Nameless – By Joselo G. Ramos

  Translated from the Spanish by Tyler Gebauer "The history of mankind is the history of our misunderstandings with god, for he does not understand us,...

This is Nothing – By Blaze Minevski

  Translated from Macedonian by Elizabeta Bakovska     Now I know; Then, I didn’t know what I was.   I remember that a woman’s two year old...

Ants – By Richard Krause

    The ants on the sperm in the morning waste paper basket crawl over the letters of print and throw the meanings of some words...

The Picnic Basket – By Jonathan Ferrini

          "Items found “hiding in plain sight”, are best “left well enough alone”.   I raced home from work to my wilderness paradise,...

A Notary Public – By Jonathan B. Ferrini    

    My grandmother, Mildred, was an independent woman and an entrepreneur. As Southern California was growing by leaps and bounds in the fifties, Mildred decided to...

The Hunt for Fireflies (Hotaru-Gari) – By Rene Maori

  Translation from the Russian by Alex Ben Zion   Tokyo. 1965. As the years go by I find myself increasingly inclined to disappear into a bustling crowd....

Hsi-wei and the Mandate of Heaven – By Robert Wexelblatt

    “The people are obliged to obey the command of Heaven.  They must revere and submit to those who bear its Mandate. No duty is...

Tim – By Nick Vallera

    When he loses his job in an AI lab, the cleaner Henry hacks into a supercomputer called Tim to make it work for him....

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