Tag: issue 2

OXY Pads and OxyContin by Matthew Dexter

OXY Pads and OxyContin Matthew Dexter Sobbed so succulent the night after getting promoted from sales manager to president and CEO of the panty department—my tear duct turned to crust beneath the waxing tangerine moon. The kitchen was illuminated with square-dancing eddies of lavender-scented candles and I sat there in the closet scratching my scrotum drinking gin with an…




journeys/after remedios varo by Marcia Arrieta

journeys/after remedios varo marcia arrieta the spaces of art. unexpected. surreal. chrysalislike. wheels & owls. veils. the clockmaker & time. the mind in the cupboard. clouds. streets. despite form—discovery. create music. in the spaces—light/darkness. the forest floor. the words are buried/emerge. juxtapose chance. embroider color. create the birds. * words hidden in clouds. manuscripts of…




Eating the Kitchen Sink by David Welper

Eating the Kitchen Sink David Welper Disconnect the image from the plumbing with a monkey wrench. Lift out of base, set aside. Now, relax for a moment. Once you have wiped the sweat from your forehead, slam image down on linoleum floor. (If the phone rings, answer it. It may prove useful later. If not,…




It Was Animation, I Know by Lenore Weiss

It Was Animation, I Know Lenore Weiss   Nested Structures Concentric rings settle on me. I am enclosed within a set of wooden dolls. I am trying to reach the smallest, the one that is not hollow.   Bounciness I gauge my days according to how they start. Today a box of Cheerios spills on…




Warmest Pi by Chad M. Horn

Warmest Pi Chad M. Horn I. Item Wraps dyslexic I calculating converse pi inverse algorithms / reverse rhythms & altogether skewed logic thus, 7 divided by 22 equals 0.32; less than one-third of a (black) whole explaining my tripolar tendencies & eternal melancholy II. Warm Spite when what-goes-around-never-comes-around when circle segments cease to circulate (find…