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Art Poetry

Such Sweet Thunder

“grabbing from a fight the night before
and carrying it into the next day”

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Art Poetry

Finding Scars

“But I’d rather you find the damage
on your own”

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Poetry

Watching a Train Go By

“rituals whose painted symbols are
smoke swirling”

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Art Poetry

Heed The Warning

“Sad old men were once promising young fools.”

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Online-Only Prose Reviews

Audiobook Roundup: Aesthetics of Anticommunism and Counterrevolution Edition

Peter Berard considers the parallels between le Carre and Ellroy.

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Essays Nonfiction Online-Only Prose

Gentrification Transforming Neighborhoods in Big Texas Cities

“San Antonio has also undergone these changes, but they haven’t been as pronounced.”

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Art EVENT Fiction Prose

Three Steaks and You’re Out

“once you have the steak at Peter Luger you’ll want sex.”

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Poetry

Audrey in Confession

“Bless me, Father. I can’t conceive.
I am barren as gum-spotted sidewalk cement.”

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Poetry

I'm Full of Ashes

“I’m driving west”

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Art Fiction Prose

Santa Always Blows His Cover

“The thing about Christmas, for the longest time, was how Mom always burnt the bacon and how now, no one’s around to do it, so I burn my own.”