“fall out”

“fall out” by Lauren Frausto like the mushroom cloudthat follows mankinds’ greatest foibleall the rouge neutronsthe atomic sun abomination delicate soot piles to the smudge horizonclouds for the manic frolic of dirty cherubsor a confused mutant thingthat was supposed to be an insect i am the concave ash centerthe ground-down Read more…

“Hard Waitress”

“Hard Waitress” by Scott Hutchison Haze Madison works the unpainted cinderblock bar out on the lostwestern edge of town. Broken-windowed shells of two gas stations, a small-time propane distributor and a chain-link fence companyall relinquish room for parking. Potholed gravel lots; the damned thirstypush a thick metal-clad door into the Read more…