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Art Issue #71

All These Miles Series

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Creative Nonfiction

Creative Nonfiction Issue #71

The Best Bad Girl “The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.” George Carlin The best part of that night was the before. The anticipation.  I was a breathless 15-year-old, smitten with high school drama and risk taking, relentless in my nocturnal weekend prowls for adventure […]

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Poetry

Poetry Issue #71

Dyspnea   1. HOME I breathe in the heavy summer, heavy with the scent of young jasmine blossoms, heavy with gunfire. 24th Street is the deep red of teenagers’ bodies. And my mother’s brother is one of them. It is the same red that flowers from the robes of monks face down in the rivers, […]

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Fiction

Fiction Issue #71

Wild “It’s impossible not to remember wild and want it back.” — Mary Oliver “You know,” Bets says, parking a wad of Bazooka in her cheek. “The road goes both ways.” She brushes a coat of Pink Lemonade high-gloss enamel on her big toe, sunglasses perched on the tip of her nose. Earlier, at Walgreens, […]