“Saved” by Kate Peper

Kate Peper SAVED My husband and I have Space Bagged our genitalia— dried kelp bulbs and cowrie shells— and hung them in the spare bedroom closet. At Christmas, I nudge them aside to get to the egg carton of tiny … Continue reading

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“Levels of Shit or Thom Tillis Rejects Government Regulation” by Beth Gylys

Beth Gylys LEVELS OF SHIT OR THOM TILLIS REJECTS GOVERNMENT REGULATION Winters, the round brown balls of manure would fall steaming in untidy piles, the horses unperturbed, their noses in a bucket of grain, or grazing the dusty floors of … Continue reading

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“Grand Fugue” by Peter E. Murphy

Peter E. Murphy GRAND FUGUE After the hospital released me with a warning, I walked around this busy city that hadn’t noticed I’d been missing, me and my reconstructed heart, so full of gratitude I wanted to kiss every light … Continue reading

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