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  • Sunset Helicopter by Marc Dalmulder
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    Sunsets of Tulum

    -an excerpt- Day Zero In the Chopper As Reed Haflinger shivered near the door in the Beverley airport lobby, he promised himself he would never let Dan talk him ...

    On July 8, 2016 / By
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    She had used the word like a child in a fairy tale: rattlesnake, bone break, morning wake, milkshake. There are words we use, words we skid along the ...

    On June 18, 2016 / By
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    My hairstylist says she loves Las Vegas because it’s covered in rhinestones. I love rhinoceroses. They are my favorite odd-toed ungulates. When rhinoceroses get together it is called ...

    On June 12, 2016 / By
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    Dying Lessons

    1. My mother sat in the entrance hall of her assisted living residence when I arrived.  Her Barbara Bush white hair was brushed neatly, her gnarled toes overlapped ...

    On May 28, 2016 / By
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    “Eyes” by William H. Gass: A Review

    William Gass is a master of the English language. His prose is smooth and muscular: at once honey dripping off a hot tin roof, and a hammer encased ...

    On May 15, 2016 / By
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    disperse you       trace me, trace me trace me back until before you,   until before there was you–   forward until the after-effects of you ...

    On April 30, 2016 / By
  • The legendary Burning Couch by Caroline Sanstead
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    Explosion Rocks Springfield

    The Friday evening gas explosion in Springfield leveled a strip club next to a day care. I remember the breeze right before… Burst of—was it willow—slant-falling. The gray ...

    On April 26, 2016 / By
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    Like Water on Stone – a novel of Armenia

    LIKE WATER ON STONE –two excerpts– About the book An award-winning novel in verse, Like Water on Stone is an imaginative reconstruction of the author’s grandmother’s escape and survival during ...

    On April 24, 2016 / By
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    Fern Gully

    If, on a first and final return to your parents’ island as a unit, your family must choose between routes to Jamaica’s northern coast from Kingston, know this: ...

    On April 10, 2016 / By
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    The Inaccessibility of the Lives of Others

    Nobody has ever catcalled me.  God knows I’ve tried: short shorts, no top, the whole caboodle.  But however much I’m “asking for it,” it never happens. I can’t ...

    On April 9, 2016 / By
  • By Maxwell GS
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    Waking Up

    A prose poem woke up in an alley. He was lying on the pavement among trash bins, empty bottles, cigarette butts and the smell of urine. He raised ...

    On April 1, 2016 / By
  • Donald Trump by Gage Skidmore
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    How Donald Trump gets away with saying things other candidates can’t

    This is piece is not saying that Donald Trump never means what he says. It's just sayin'... ...

    On April 1, 2016 / By