The looking-glass self by Sofia Kioroglou

The looking-glass self Your stabs hit me exactly where you hope they would with such ferocity that gouges out all vanity and conceit. A knife thrust through the illusions of my bloated ego, An ugly distortion of an inner image Continue reading The looking-glass self by Sofia Kioroglou

Ride the Headache Ball by Guinotte Wise

Ride the Headache Ball Working higher than the crane boom climb down to where the hookball hangs the operator knows it’s time for lunch and moves it toward you on the steel you grab the cable, step in the hook Continue reading Ride the Headache Ball by Guinotte Wise

She pours herself by D.A. Pratt

She pours herself … a glass of Coca-Cola. When I read this simple statement in the novel I was reading I realized that erotica including explicit erotica and extremely explicit erotica really could use more product placement … D.A. (David) Continue reading She pours herself by D.A. Pratt

At this moment in time by D.A. Pratt

At this moment in time When hatred has been made far too easy by what we call “social media” I wonder when we will be better than we are right now … Right now I am wondering what we will Continue reading At this moment in time by D.A. Pratt

The Lightbulb by Joseph Ridgwell

The Lightbulb When constructing a bar from nothing But an empty carapace You need a handyman And I was no such thing Croatian Karl Filled that particular vacancy And as he got to work I sat outside the former clothes Continue reading The Lightbulb by Joseph Ridgwell

And It’s Not His Fault by Donal Mahoney

And It’s Not His Fault Deep in the city where the poor wait for the Second Coming suicide is uncommon. No one leaps off skyscrapers because hovels are short. But many poor die young. Some sit in the kitchen next Continue reading And It’s Not His Fault by Donal Mahoney

todd moore | 45 auto

45 auto if it’s any of yr goddam business o’hara sd pouring a shot there’s a nice new hole be tween geiger’s eyes o’hara leaned for ward in the bar’s half dark sd why all the questions you writing a Continue reading todd moore | 45 auto