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King Pentheus

by Z. I. Sadeq Take my hand Pentheus Together we’ll run through fields And swim in cool streams Laugh while the gilly fish bite our…

Shahrak Gharb

[excerpt from a novel] by Layla Sabourian Tehran, 1984 Azadeh was comfortable financially, so she was the one that finally decided to take me to…

Hotel Eternity

by Rus Khomutoff TO EXIST BETWEEN ETERNITIES WILD NOTHING LIKE THE EYES OF THE SKY AXIS INFINITY DICTIONARY OF OBSCURE BLISS /COME FORWARD WITH YOUR…

poems by Frank de Canio

        This Movie Heiress (is bequeathed her agency)   “Yes, I have been taught by masters,” she says when her aunt asks her, “Can you…

poem by Greg Baines

everything   soft petals cushioned by lips the words fall from his mouth withering grey under office lights. slow. no reason to.

Family Reunion

by Douglas Young      For as long as he could recall, whenever Fitzhugh asked his Presbyterian grandmother if she and Granddaddy Rainwater were visiting…