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“Only Seventeen” now up at Citizen Brooklyn, a magazine

devoted to “unique energy, diversity, and expression.”

Only Seventeen

When they pick me up, Mother

won’t come

get me.

This lifts my runaway status,

sets me

free…

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The poem was first published by The Stone Hobo.

Pay them a visit too, if you have the time.

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A Class of ’08 Alumna on 7-1-11

has gone live with Safety Pin Review

 

See it attached to the back of  a Harvard student who wears it everywhere he goes for a week.

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Genesis

In the beginning, The Arachnid spun its web from the void, in the deep darkness that was upon the face of the heavens, and the winds moved upon its web.

And the winds brought forth the first fly to The Arachnid’s web, causing the fly to become ensnared.

And The Arachnid felt the fly’s movement upon the face of its web and was drawn to the fly.

And The Arachnid crept along its web, descended upon the fly and called what it found there Life…   <<read more>>

Frightmares: A Fistful of Flash Fiction Horror, Dark Moon Books,

available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and other retailers

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 August at the Fair

August limps past the Ferris wheel, a cotton candy wisp stuck to her cheek. She stops, licks her dusty lips with a snow cone-blue tongue while deciding how to spend her sister Summer’s last dollar bill…   <<read more>>

Microfiction Spotlight: November 9th through 15th, 2011, Microstory A Week

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The Last Two Minutes of the Game

“Do the last two minutes matter?” you ask, turn off the game. We all wrestle you for the remote. Later, in your rusted Bug, with red and yellow gumballs spilled and rolling around the floorboards, I stick my hand out the window into the rain to push your broken wipers

back

               and

forth,

back

               and

forth.

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~ Fall 2011 Issue of Grey Sparrow Literary Journal

In 2011, Grey Sparrow was named the Best New Literary Journal of the Year by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals.

Also in the Fall Issue: poetry by Kay Ryan, 16th Poet Laureate of the United States and recipient of the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

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Only Seventeen

When they pick me up, Mother

won’t come

get me.

This lifts my runaway status,

sets me

free… <<read more>>

~ The Stone Hobo

also up at the site: Observations of a Mexican Barfly

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The Judgment of Venus and David

…Amidst what would otherwise be tragedy, the couple exudes the ess, the artist’s curved line and point where motion changes direction, redefines itself, traps the eye… <<read more>>

~ Backhand Stories

reader comments

A lovely display of purple prose…

~ en Palatable

Very original, very poetic…its original rhythm reminded me of jazz, think the right word here is syncopated. Although the subject is almost banal, the way it is presented is anything but…

~ Jan Bollaert

You boiled their story down to a few poetic sentences. True art at its best.

~ nikintix

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