Life in the Light of Darkness

By: William Abel entitled to death and no more the poor lay ravaged disillusioned reality had brought this dissolution of vows the reaper raps and laughs at the plea of the weak put your faith in good and love and fate is what life is but a final act in the beginning of existence rested…

Wolf Bait

By:  Stacy Murphy Everything about me everything you want My lips, my eyes Cunt to clavicle it’s all a trap of my father’s design. You seem like a nice wolf and it sure is a shame The things I have to do to you But a girl’s gotta eat, you know? You seem so sweet…

Acid Angels

By: Brooks Kennedy Dreams of day-trippers turned acid angels Flipped the pages of my mind Strung out Hipsters Dying in Dumpsters Dope heads dragging along shadows Through fields of hazy grass Borrowing the sixties Into a modern demise Realization occurred When I awoke And opened my eyes These angel trippers Leary and Thompson Only angels…

Misty Hour

By:  Caleb Wendell Jordan Clouds descend upon a single boat, drifting unhurried through the haze. Mist envelops the currents, tides, oceans. I can touch the gray skies which hang closely above my head in the aether. I push againt the mist to uncover something beyond. To have light paralyze me. But it is not visible,…

Shadow

By: Garrett Woolington You are my shadow. I can only hide from you in the dark. I wish you would not continue to stalk me. I am my own being. I can only hide from you in the dark. Why do you shape yourself to look like me? I am my own being. I do…

A Cruel Irony

By: Robert Griffin A Cruel Irony “Hello. I am Ted,” I said “and I am carrying the new living lord.” The “wagon circle”, as the counselor called it, was comprised of: Sarah, the counselor (forty-sevenish, married but lonely); Parker, a schizoid homeless nihilist man with, get this, a chronic masturbating syndrome; Jeff, a man who…