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Narrative Nonfiction by Storey Clayton

(black.stilettos Jean Lafitte’s Old Absinthe House – New Orleans, LA. 2010)
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Circles: 4 Prose Fragments by Mapule Mohulatsi

(“North-east Jo’burg at night”by marco sees things is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

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Fragments of the Contract by Christopher Clifton

(photograph by Christopher Clifton)
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Horizon’s incomplete picture by Sarah Jane Cervenak

Was on a plane, the other day,  and took a picture of clouds outside my window…

(All photographs by Sarah Jane Cervenak )
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Placement by Sylvia Warren

(Photograph by Sylvia Warren)
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In A Kidney Dish by AMS-H

In A Kidney Dish

Seventeen months and six days ago,
with practice that could only be attached
to a pair of nitrile gloves,
they pulled apart generations of stratified tissue,
classified the human from the mammal
and presented the results on a stainless steel tray.

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Bar Mitzvah by Brett Dixon

For Marco

You’re fifteen, you’re trembling. The only working street light flickers and omits an ominous orange glow. Everything else is dark–the night, the thoughts in your head, the gun in your hand. The car slows as you approach the corner. There they are, Uncle Joe whispers, tonight you become a man.

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A Handbag, A Window, A Car by Solange Manche

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On Blood by Kaylie Padgett

On Blood

The blood I scrub from the inside of my underwear is not the same as the blood I wipe from my mouth, not the same blood my mother lost when laboring over my birth, not what spilled from my grandmother’s head when her stepfather split it open for scrubbing a floor wrong. Not the same, but close.

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The Last Time It Bled by Emma SzH

The Last Time It Bled

the last time I bled was when I stood on glass

the worst time I bled was when they put the scissors in my vagina

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DISEASES OF THE BLOOD by Louis Armand

DISEASES OF THE BLOOD

5q- syndrome, Aagenaes syndrome, Abdominal aortic aneurysm, Abetalipoproteinemia, Acatalasemia, Aceruloplasminemia, Acquired agranulocytosis, Acquired hemophilia […]

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Colostomy John by Shane Jesse Christmass

Colostomy John

Leviticus met Genesis in the Walgreens at the southeast corner of North Highland Ave and Santa Monica Blvd.

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Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alise Found There [as dutifully noted in dispatch correspondences with Empress Chang’e by her humble servant Haigha, Sc.D., Divinitatis, Philosophiae, Très honorable avec félicitations du jury] — Sean Fraser

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Portal Crossing — Ryan Madej

Ryan Madej is an experimental writer of various fictional/non-fictional narratives and other literary ephemera. Also a middling sculptor of ambient soundscapes from forgotten dimensions. Books, music, hashish: my three inspirations. Twitter: https://twitter.com/blurtbleen?lang=en

On the Necessity of Presence [In Every Twelfth World] — Graham Freestone

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To XXXXXX (we know) — Meeah Williams

Meeah Williams is a writer & graphic artist. She lives in Seattle w/her husband & cat. Some of her most recent work is linked here http://neutralspaces.co/meeah_williams/. She tweets  @pussy_nagasaki

To the god below the layers — Sean Kilpatrick

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Diptych — James Knight & Susan M Omand

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The Only Thing Left For You is to be a Good Person in this One Way — Manuel Marrero

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Akbar –> Qud — Mike Kleine

Mike Kleine is still searching for Topenga Falls. Tweets: @thefancymike

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