Issue 52: 28 Dec 2017

/Issue 52: 28 Dec 2017

On Learning the Department of Justice, Using an Artistic Expression Argument, Will Side With the Colorado Baker Who Refused to Sell a Wedding Cake to a Same-Sex Couple

By | 2017-12-26T13:46:20+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: Issue 52: 28 Dec 2017|Tags: , , , , |

By Joni Mayer   The baker is open to the public, may have asked his other couples how and where they met—eHarmony, blind date, a Boulder bar, but never Grindr— may have been inspired by those data to use apricot filling in place of peach mousse, to stack four tiers instead of three, may have lied [...]

Rage Vow

By | 2017-12-26T14:03:44+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: Issue 52: 28 Dec 2017|Tags: , , |

By Cesca Janece Waterfield   Hang a wreath on my maiden door, pubic-black and furled, a bough to say someone has passed over. Bury her pleats and sweet sestinas among spring narcissus, and if you recall the flush, soft breast that slipped free in primeval joy, do not depend on the moon of her aureole now. [...]

Pantoum for ‘Real America’

By | 2017-12-26T14:26:10+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: Issue 52: 28 Dec 2017|Tags: , |

By D.A. Gray The men we knew have long since passed. Their bodies still fill the broadest doorways but something in their eyes, their voice has gone replaced by a rage that crackles over the radio. Their bodies still fill the broadest of doorways and their eyes follow us, from great distances. There’s only the rage [...]

Meta

By | 2017-12-26T15:36:10+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: Issue 52: 28 Dec 2017|Tags: , |

A short story by Colin Patrick Ennen Antonia ducked behind a hardware store to catch her breath and avoid puking, thinking there was no way they'd look for her skinny, uncoordinated ass there. Huffing hard, she vowed to get in shape if she made it through this crisis, because either something was buzzing nearby or her [...]