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“I-A” Excerpt

“I-A” Excerpt

I found Sandy first, pressed against the alley wall between Frankie’s Joint and the Pony.  It took me a moment to recognize who she was with, but I knew Steven’s hair anywhere.  Even from the back.  Even with Sandy’s fingers tucked in the middle of it.  I couldn’t see Steven’s hands, but I could see his lips.  And I could […]

by Harper Estey· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Pen to Paper: You’re My Milfoil, Babe

Pen to Paper: You’re My Milfoil, Babe

milfoil lurks beneath the surface, it’s not everywhere but it’s coming, folks turns out it got into one stream a smidgen of an inlet and it’s spreading, lake-wide alert if you protect yourself now, protect it all, this water’s still not pure each time a boat chops up those bad boys, slices through some algal bloom they separate joyfully, selfish […]

by Anna Brogan· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment

Pen to Paper: “Him,” an excerpt

He has blue eyes like a worn-in pair of jeans. He has blond hair that grows too fast and always falls in his eyes. He’s skinny but not fit, cute but not sexy. He wears t-shirts with the Dispatch logo and jeans with paint stains on the legs and has things always hanging from the belt loops, like keys or […]

by Carli Jaff· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Pen to Paper: “Fishing With  Live Bait,” an excerpt

Pen to Paper: “Fishing With Live Bait,” an excerpt

Doug looked in the rearview mirror. At least ten cars behind him. Only one in front, but it was holding him up. He wanted to fly. His 12AM curfew was thirty minutes away and he knew he could cruise for a bit. Sunset Hill Road was near the town line. It had no streetlights and was a rollercoaster for the […]

Pen to Paper: “Human  Nature”

Pen to Paper: “Human Nature”

Grass grows from scalps limbs coarse with bark my smile cracks as the dry soil of my cheeks breaks into pieces, falling to the floor of flesh lined with peach fuzz                       — and the Earth’s sweat we shower in the air’s tears after swimming in rivers of blood kayaking […]