The Girl Who Flies With the Superhero by Lori Sambol Brody

The Girl Who Flies With the Superhero by Lori Sambol Brody

When he takes me to my apartment building’s roof at sunset, I think he wants to make out with me – which I totally would do, because even though he’s a little ridiculous in his black spandex bodysuit, he’s pretty hot in his tight spandex bodysuit. Instead he asks, Do you want to fly with […]

All Saints Day by Mariah Marconi

All Saints Day by Mariah Marconi

It’s 11pm in a cemetery, which lies on the outskirts of some small Polish town, hidden in the mist at the base of the Karkonosze Mountains. Tonight, thousands of lanterns have been set aflame and piled atop of the graves so that the cemetery appears to be an ocean of burning islands, each with a […]

No Charge by Lissa Marie Redmond

No Charge by Lissa Marie Redmond

I almost didn’t recognize the place. I walked by twice. The second time I got up the courage and went in, and sure enough, I was right. Two little brass bells on an old string clanked together as I opened the door. It was a tiny, little shop. The woman behind the counter looked up, […]

Hobo Postcard by Adam Van Winkle

Hobo Postcard by Adam Van Winkle

Fun camp here. Boxcar Willies from all over. Seasick Steve loves Boxcar Bertha, but Boxcar Bertha loves Mississippi Bones and his caboose.  They all love Joe Hill and his hardknocks.  None know Utah Phillips but got all his problems and passions.  No one seen where Woody went. Round the yard ain’t none of ‘em will […]

Summer of the Seventeen-Year Locust by Jane Hertenstein

Summer of the Seventeen-Year Locust by Jane Hertenstein

I noticed them one morning when I went to unlock my bike. Googly-eyed prehistoric-looking bugs, their body about the size of my index finger with antler antennae and lobster-ish claws. They clung to whatever they could attach themselves to: mailbox posts, the seat and crossbar of my bike. I shook them off and walked my […]