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And Then He Moved On

By | 2017-04-19T17:56:13+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Categories: Issue 21: 20 April 2017|Tags: , , , |

By William Aime   On his first day, his boss gave him a pair of t-shirts. She asked his size, which was extra-large, but she only had large or medium. She gave him two larges and told him that she’d give him the right size when more shirts came in. He wore the shirts once or [...]

Cagey

By | 2017-03-22T13:59:44+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Issue 17: 23 Mar 2017|Tags: , , |

By Koushik Banerjea   “What are you doing?” He was surprised by the question, believing himself to have been alone. He had been admiring himself in a shard of mirror he had found earlier, discarded on the dirt road snaking around the park. Gauging his reflection, he tried to look haughty, then severe, by turns flaring [...]

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The Daylight Underground

By | 2017-02-27T21:13:39+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Issue 14: 2 Mar 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

By Héctor Tobar   For the last time, we share a moment of sensual repose. My hand in yours. The sweat on our bare skin, a salty moistness in the desert air. My mestiza, Maritza Melanie. And me, your James, your lover for one hour more. We weren’t supposed to happen. That chance meeting at the [...]

On the Front Lines

By | 2017-02-23T12:25:48+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Categories: Issue 8: 19 Jan 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Fiction by Kit-Bacon Gressitt You look in the bedroom mirror, small enough to deny self-adoration, and pull your brownish hair into a ponytail. Tight, like Mother used to do it, just the right way. You turn to the bed. Your clothes are laid out on sheets held taut by perfect hospital corners. You dress in practical [...]

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