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July 16, 2021

Heaven Ain’t What It’s Cracked Up To Be

I’m not the kind of person to complain—I never was. But now that I’m dead, I’m finding it a bit hard to keep quiet.


Heaven Ain’t What It’s Cracked Up To Be

I’m not the kind of person to complain—I never was. But now that I’m dead, I’m finding it a bit hard to keep quiet.


July 2, 2021

Amanita

When the poisonous mushrooms emerged, the girls flocked to them like birds to a field of ripe wheat.


Amanita

When the poisonous mushrooms emerged, the girls flocked to them like birds to a field of ripe wheat.


June 26, 2021

Giving Up the Ghost

I open my eyes. I am seventeen again. I’m sitting on my bed in my old room at my parents’ house. Eddie Vedder is crooning “Even Flow” over the boombox on my dresser.


Giving Up the Ghost

I open my eyes. I am seventeen again. I’m sitting on my bed in my old room at my parents’ house. Eddie Vedder is crooning “Even Flow” over the boombox on my dresser.


June 18, 2021

Never-ending Dawn

Roy pulled the covers up to his chin and huffed. “I’m not sleepy. Tell me more about the Mad Scientist of Station Seventeen, Grandma.”


Never-ending Dawn

Roy pulled the covers up to his chin and huffed. “I’m not sleepy. Tell me more about the Mad Scientist of Station Seventeen, Grandma.”


June 4, 2021

Alien Taxidermy and Love Have Four Things in Common

Another one fell from the sky today. It landed on my old pickup, with legs sprawled in every direction, long neck draped over the headlights.


Alien Taxidermy and Love Have Four Things in Common

Another one fell from the sky today. It landed on my old pickup, with legs sprawled in every direction, long neck draped over the headlights.


May 21, 2021

From Iron Freed

The magician was scheduled to perform three nights in Venice. On the first night, he conjured the fae; on the second night, the fae escaped.


From Iron Freed

The magician was scheduled to perform three nights in Venice. On the first night, he conjured the fae; on the second night, the fae escaped.


May 7, 2021

The Glitter and the Grey

Winding its way through dark stretches of rural highway, enroute from the West Des Moines Convention Center to the Sioux Meadows Casino Theatre, the tour bus for Dame Glitterbomb’s Fantabulous Revue was swept up by a displacement vortex…


The Glitter and the Grey

Winding its way through dark stretches of rural highway, enroute from the West Des Moines Convention Center to the Sioux Meadows Casino Theatre, the tour bus for Dame Glitterbomb’s Fantabulous Revue was swept up by a displacement vortex…


April 23, 2021

Pink Marble

The Queen had turned to stone. No one could explain how or why…


Pink Marble

The Queen had turned to stone. No one could explain how or why…


April 9, 2021

DEPLOY

The wait is always the worst, they say, especially before collapsing a star.


DEPLOY

The wait is always the worst, they say, especially before collapsing a star.


March 26, 2021

The Wreck of the Douceur Suprême(1)

It’s not easy to sail on a box of Kleenex, but the Captain swears it’ll be worth it…


The Wreck of the Douceur Suprême(1)

It’s not easy to sail on a box of Kleenex, but the Captain swears it’ll be worth it…


Search through the archives using keywords such as title, author, prose fragment, or category. You may also search by month and year, or simply scroll down to view a selection of our most recent stories.


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July 16, 2021

Heaven Ain’t What It’s Cracked Up To Be

I’m not the kind of person to complain—I never was. But now that I’m dead, I’m finding it a bit hard to keep quiet.


Heaven Ain’t What It’s Cracked Up To Be

I’m not the kind of person to complain—I never was. But now that I’m dead, I’m finding it a bit hard to keep quiet.


July 2, 2021

Amanita

When the poisonous mushrooms emerged, the girls flocked to them like birds to a field of ripe wheat.


Amanita

When the poisonous mushrooms emerged, the girls flocked to them like birds to a field of ripe wheat.


June 26, 2021

Giving Up the Ghost

I open my eyes. I am seventeen again. I’m sitting on my bed in my old room at my parents’ house. Eddie Vedder is crooning “Even Flow” over the boombox on my dresser.


Giving Up the Ghost

I open my eyes. I am seventeen again. I’m sitting on my bed in my old room at my parents’ house. Eddie Vedder is crooning “Even Flow” over the boombox on my dresser.


June 18, 2021

Never-ending Dawn

Roy pulled the covers up to his chin and huffed. “I’m not sleepy. Tell me more about the Mad Scientist of Station Seventeen, Grandma.”


Never-ending Dawn

Roy pulled the covers up to his chin and huffed. “I’m not sleepy. Tell me more about the Mad Scientist of Station Seventeen, Grandma.”


June 4, 2021

Alien Taxidermy and Love Have Four Things in Common

Another one fell from the sky today. It landed on my old pickup, with legs sprawled in every direction, long neck draped over the headlights.


Alien Taxidermy and Love Have Four Things in Common

Another one fell from the sky today. It landed on my old pickup, with legs sprawled in every direction, long neck draped over the headlights.


May 21, 2021

From Iron Freed

The magician was scheduled to perform three nights in Venice. On the first night, he conjured the fae; on the second night, the fae escaped.


From Iron Freed

The magician was scheduled to perform three nights in Venice. On the first night, he conjured the fae; on the second night, the fae escaped.


May 7, 2021

The Glitter and the Grey

Winding its way through dark stretches of rural highway, enroute from the West Des Moines Convention Center to the Sioux Meadows Casino Theatre, the tour bus for Dame Glitterbomb’s Fantabulous Revue was swept up by a displacement vortex…


The Glitter and the Grey

Winding its way through dark stretches of rural highway, enroute from the West Des Moines Convention Center to the Sioux Meadows Casino Theatre, the tour bus for Dame Glitterbomb’s Fantabulous Revue was swept up by a displacement vortex…


April 23, 2021

Pink Marble

The Queen had turned to stone. No one could explain how or why…


Pink Marble

The Queen had turned to stone. No one could explain how or why…


April 9, 2021

DEPLOY

The wait is always the worst, they say, especially before collapsing a star.


DEPLOY

The wait is always the worst, they say, especially before collapsing a star.


March 26, 2021

The Wreck of the Douceur Suprême(1)

It’s not easy to sail on a box of Kleenex, but the Captain swears it’ll be worth it…


The Wreck of the Douceur Suprême(1)

It’s not easy to sail on a box of Kleenex, but the Captain swears it’ll be worth it…