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Growing Up

You were a runner,
popping holes.
Bursting through plastic sheets.
Like you’re sliding down the birth canal.
Rebirth into the dregs.
Skin the color of egg yolks, 77 more words



If you guys are apathetic to the incessant harassment caused by the ‘Happiness is…’ posts on the social media, I suggest you avoid this one. Or maybe don’t. 514 more words

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

When I ordered Luckiest Girl Alive from the library, I was number five zillion on the waiting list (literally) and then it was finally my turn, but I was out of town and I had forgotten to freeze my request, so I had to start all over at number five zillion again.   418 more words

Locus Amoenus a coming of age story for the post 9/11 generation

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Victoria N. Alexander’s latest novel, Locus Amoenus, turns Shakespeare’s moody dark Hamlet (something is rotten in the state of Denmark) into a glib, manic 9/11 conspiracy theorist who discovers that something is very rotten in the United States of America. 752 more words

Literary Fiction

Here and there

Five days in Newcastle. What do I miss the most? A loo with a faucet. I mean I did. Until a day ago I found a pack of two mugs at Poundland and my heart fluttered. 448 more words

(Almost) 25

Written by Ted

Everyone at the table is twenty­-five. Almost twenty-­five, I remind myself. I still have a few months left before officially existing for one quarter of a century. 677 more words

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