July 27, 2019
AFTER SEX DELICACIES
The killer had a pattern. Maybe it was a little too simple for the average serial killer. Some might even call it a cliché.
But it worked, at least for the first few victims.
Pick up someone with the least contribution to society. Prosti...
he must be full by now
once her daughter had called her beautiful so she wore it like silk
with a smile of clarified butter that smokes in the pan
the second before the heady pits of cumin, mustard
and cardamom hit the tarnished copper,
release their muddy frag...
Christine A. Brooks
A Life Like Everybody Else’s
*originally published in Storgy
Christine A. Brooks
Once upon a time, a young girl, skinnier than most, plucked clay pigeons off the ground of a mostly empty rifle range while her father poured himself another beer at the lodge down the...
Out Here in the Void
I am out here in the void
not my bones
of course, not any meat left to speak of -
not the horrid messy muscle,
not the toothpick ossifications,
which held me together;
which scares not one single crow.
I am out here sending sig...
Tiffany's Breakfast Club
The night dancing in us,
still - city blocks,
buildings beam at us,
we hood our eyes
and pine for a note
A shaky finger dips sugary filigree toward my lips,
conversation splayed out
"Pandora's Cottage" by Elle Danbury
Do I Look Like A Confessional
the arching back against your shoulder, peach
erected nipple steeples that direct
your gaze to heaven? But I am in reach
right here when you whisper “You’re perfect.
You look just like my...
AN INTERVIEW WITH CATHY ULRICH
in discussion with CHARLIE ALLISON
CA: Who are some of your favorite (or most formative) literary influences?
CU: This is always such a hard question for me to answer because I love so many flash writers, and I'm sure to leave a favorite o...
"The Large Dog"
Uma Breakdown is an artist and writer with research interests in the economies of horror and play. They are presently a PhD candidate at Northumbria University in the north of England and under the name...