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April 2015

he by lauren millici

says I’m a break from routine. Spends the night inside of me, a vacancy at a Motel Six. Fucks without his wedding ring, pays in ripped sheets and apologies. Swears he’s [...]

April 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

Spill by Karie Fugett

The day my husband died, April 20, 2010, BP oil poured into the Gulf of Mexico. I was told about the spill weeks later, sometime between the day I buried him and the day our [...]

April 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

four poems by Justin Hyde

i haven’t been with his wife in three months as i come out of the showers towel around my waist at the ymca he’s standing at a locker across from me stripping off [...]

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Colossal by Ruth Daniell

“Aren’t you going to say anything?” Paul ignores the question. Instead, he glances down at the coffee-table that Mel insisted on buying two years ago: polished dark [...]

April 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

True Blue by Sarah Vernetti

Amber had almost survived another day. The children scrambled to find their places in line. A whirlwind of backpacks and lunchboxes collided, inexplicably, into two straight [...]

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San Juans by Dede Cummings

From here she can see no islands, only a mountain beyond water mostly purple-black and defying the orange-spreading sky. Beginning a new day with a fragment of a dream, she [...]

April 1, 2015 // 3 Comments