New Old Friends - Alethea Tusher

"Party atmosphere turns neutrality bloody, yellow, exoskeletal. It is the love child born on drugs to le sigh and le angst. It is a chip in my gut that I’m still choking on..."

Six Words - AJ Atwater

Atwater is a Minnesota/Manhattan abstract painter and literary fiction writer with stories forthcoming or published in KYSO Flash, 50-Word Stories, PANK, and others.

Wak'a - Will McCollum

"Today, of moments: / Paraguayan contra- / band cigarettes and / the sunset in subtle Andean / purples over a brewery / of a beer we drink here..."

Not Crying - Sally K Lehman

"Inez was bigger than me, older than me. And she was heavier, not just because of age. She was one of those kids with a stomach that sticks out ahead, who walks through the world belly first..."