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Issue 2.1

Contents

Shorts

One Time at the Village Inn
Chelsey Clammer. Complicated emotions around a memory.

Controlled Drowning
Jordan Sanderson. Musings of a pool repair guy.

The Gold Chain
Ron Morita. The convergence of culture and a date.

The Salesman
Amina Aineb. A couple tries to convince themselves.

The Busker
Eddie Jeffrey. An exchange with a musician.

The Siege of the Fruit Flies
Salena Casha. A story in an instant.

Art Post

Cardboard Poem #1
Daniel Lehan. Photograph of a handpainted sign.

Hardly There Anymore
Karen B. Golightly. Photograph of graffiti.

Grotesques
Ron Nath. Photographs of grotesques decorating courthouse windows.

Embolden
Mary Daniel Hobson. Layered photographic milagro.

Undefined
Sasha Piergeorge. Painting of a person undefined by gender.

Happiness
Fabio Sassi. Photograph of a wall of torn posters.

Premonition
Richard Baldasty. Black and white collage.

Creative Fire
Mary Daniel Hobson. Layered photographic milagro.

The View from Heartbreak
Ted Jean. Painting of a city.

Hannover's Linden
Sarah Kayss. Photograph of graffiti in Germany.

Noise
Ron Nath. Photographs of images become letters and spell the word.

Erasure Text

F'stein, 115-116 Radial
J√łnathan Lyons. New text created from two pages of Frankenstein.

David Foster Wallace Cut and Paste Poem #1
Jessy Randall. Created from The Broom of the System by David Foster Wallace.

Hidden Gems

Ten
Eric Otto. Refining the choices.

BETTER GET WISE AGAIN
Joanne Kyger. A new poem by an acclaimed poet.

That Year
Eric Otto. Aspirations of youth.

Monsieur Gilquin & Oriental Poetry
Max Jacob, trans. by Alastair Johnston. A town reveals hidden secrets.

The Scenic Route
Dawn Corrigan. Urge for change.

trig(ger)
Vanessa Couto Johnson. Alienation, family, and biology.

Solo Boogie
Ted Jean. Rhythms of life.

Ousted
Mandy Gutmann-Gonzalez. Time and identity are erased and re-colored.

Chat
Sally Decker. She and They talk about differences.

Whispers
Peter Cherches. Talking and not hearing.

Vow of Silence
Alex Sarrigeorgiou. Alternative speech and meaning.

Terracotta
Gina Marie Mammano. Identifying with clay.

An Eternal Washing
Peter Cherches. Endless cycles.

Vapor
Daniel Romo. Skywriting inspires reflection.

The Trouble with Traveling Backwards
Sarah Kobrinsky. What if.

Creamed
Frank De Canio. Ego meets a match.

Up in Lights (Neon)
Terry Lucas. Ode to Neon.

Funds
Michael Hemmingson. The meanings of money.


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