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Monthly Archives: November 2010

this is old but still made me giggle

the cognitive dissidence: I still don’t know/the right words to speak to what lands/on the unsuspecting grass, to bare witness,/to make that mute point

Read “Eggcorns” by Heather Kamins.

“Aftermath” by Siegfried Sassoon

HAVE you forgotten yet?… For the world’s events have rumbled on since those gagged days, Like traffic checked a while at the crossing of city ways: And the haunted gap in your mind has filled with thoughts that flow Like clouds in the lit heavens of life; and you’re a man reprieved to go, Taking […]

He could feel the head of the ax pressing against the top of his hand, the weight of the rifle in his other hand, and with a slight horror he realized that by holding both he would be able to use neither.

Read “The Clearing” by Alexi Zentner.

When we were children, my sister and I used to walk to school in the morning and one day we found a small girl. She had fallen from a tree.

Read “Into the Rainforest” by Jenniey Tallman.

The imperceptible fills the world

Read “Rattle and Squeak and Moan” by David M. Harris.

speculative fiction online

Escape Pod has posted an October Fiction Roundup.

Selecting the appropriate individual for dining upon can seem quite a daunting prospect. However, the Muslim vampire can take heart, for God does not leave us without guidance.

Read “50 Fatwas for the Virtuous Vampire” by Pamela K. Taylor.

What I Did On My Vacation

My folks went home Wednesday after an almost two-week long visit. I took both Fridays off work so we could have some extra time together, and we went to Cheekwood (as you know), the Nashville Zoo (which has a new baby giraffe, but we missed it – it was born the day Mom and Dad […]