by Adam I rest your little head on the stuffed monkey’s lap on top of the changing table. I keep your wobbly head elevated, because it helps keep acid reflux from bubbling to your throat. You hate the hygiene ritual about to happen. I’m not sure why - is it the cool air touching your … Continue reading What Does Love Mean to You?
by Nova “Describe it to me.” “I don’t even know where to start. It was beautiful.” “There must be more.” “The streets were cobbled and empty. Every building was Gothic or Greco-Roman. The streetlights, oh God, the streetlights!” “What about them?” “They were wrought iron, every last one, with golden filigree and little curlicues and … Continue reading Utopia
by Phil Far above the clouds, in a dimension skewed at an odd angle to our own, if you squint really hard you should be able to make out the form of a building. Squint even harder and you’ll see the name of the establishment in big flashing red letters above the front door. It … Continue reading The LOVE BAR
by Gibson Culbreth “Do you put makeup on as soon as you wake up?” Elliott liked to press his pinky into the acne scar under my right cheekbone. He said it was his favorite. “Usually.” I usually scrubbed off my makeup from the day before and reapplied before I slid back into bed with Elliott … Continue reading Excerpt of “Post Punk”