• Essays

    Keke Napep in NigeriaMapping a Country

    Am I cutting myself? Does the country hurt much? Why are you crying?

  • Fiction

    Leaky Faucets by Eflon on FlickrOf Course

    You dial the clinic’s phone number and press send, wondering if life from this day forward holds nothing but a death sentence.

  • Fiction

    Floating Heart by Mysza on FlickrDonor

    I was not surprised that his consumption of my heart had some kind of lasting effect.

  • Fiction

    Virginia WoolfAround the Bend

    She yells at passing cars, “Are you afraid of Virginia Woolf? Are you?”

  • Fiction

    St. Peter's Square by the-o on flickrWhat I Want To Tell You Someday

    “You’re the girl who chomped down on the Snickers bar when the Pope died.”

  • Essays

    ipad dream by lancesh on flickrHyperreality: The Battle at Play

    With screens mediating their worlds, kids tend to interact less and less with nature.

  • Fiction

    RevelationsIntimations of Annihilations–No. 25

    He wouldn’t make a conscious move either way but stood there tying the truth and anti-truth together.

  • Fiction

    Baby dollJunie

    “She is battery operated,” Angel, the online sales person, had explained when Isabelle had placed her order. “But you’ll never know it.”

  • Fiction

    Woman in waterOne Hang Up

    It was the first time I’d ever heard of someone smiling at a drowning.

  • Fiction

    Native Americans in CanoeWhat We Build Upon the Ruins

    What happened to our sister would always be at the center of our lives. My family, the four of us now, would be planets forever revolving around that moment.