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Spear Ration

Sat carving sticks. Long ones. Straight as can be and cured for a while in the air and light. I thought better than to think while doing it. 155 more words

Goathead Buckley

An Odd Creature - Short Story By Oussama Benayad.

Daylight started receding as dusk came to take hold of the limited landscape, whereas the continuous dog-bark near the theatre had intensified the state of turmoil in which I was contending. 4,024 more words

Absurdism

Conversational Miss Herrings Part XXXVI

I thought I saw Luton bringing some rain along the Nazi ghosts

He got it from my cousin match

Paper mullet it’s Jimmy

He’s not to be real, the coconut snow cunt… 477 more words

Poetry

Post-boredom examination

My eyes are searing even though I’ve had them closed for a long time; my hearing is cloudy even though I’ve had them soothed with silence; my limbs are languished even though I’ve had them rested on comfortable fabric; my head is hurting even though nothing is bothering me; my inward self is empty even though everything around me lend themselves to fill it. 605 more words

Absurdism

An Absurd Recommendation

For those of you who don’t know, absurdism is a term used to describe certain types of literature. It is described as focusing “on the experiences of characters in situations where they cannot find any inherent purpose in life, most often represented by ultimately meaningless actions and events that call into question the certainty of existential concepts such as truth or value.” Though the genre does not appeal to everyone, it certainly does to many. 95 more words

Kaufman's Reflection and Projection of Subjective Experience

In film, it is often taken for granted that each scene shown to the audience is an accurate depiction of the events in the story. That is, in following the protagonist throughout the plot of a film, the audience witnesses the film’s events as they actually occur. 1,222 more words

Essays

Tomaž Šalamun

Out of long nails
I weld limbs for my new body.
Out of old rags, my entrails.
A coat of carrion
will be my coat of solitude. 53 more words

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