Issue #10

Pamela Banayoti

In Andy’s Arms It was so nice. He actually cuddled me. He thought I needed one, that’s what he said, so I sidled up to him. We were on the ground at this point. Vertical, so we had a lovely…
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Kyle Hemmings

Edie Sedgwick and the Dog that Could Not Forget Her I’m waiting for Michael at the train station. How romantic to fall in love with a fellow mental patient. Did we have tentacles and talons? Did we speak the slippery…
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Andrew Stancek

Champagne Kiss When I open my eyes, Glinda is still gone. At the Parsons’ house the terrier is yapping, deranged again. I roll out of bed and fall on the floor. Among the dust bunnies under the bed I see…
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Cari Scribner

How to Say Goodbye   Ignore the pain. Feel it grow. Try to have the conversation. Avoid it for weeks. Actually, write a pro and con list. List that he is depressed and doesn’t get off the couch. List that…
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Nicholas Cook

The Great American Southwest My brother has two rocks so he gives me one. We shoot them across the red soil and they bounce like they’ve got some place better to be. I rub the spot on my shin where…
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