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Waves by Matthew McGuirk

A cool April morning isn’t the beach of my childhood. The bite of the air doesn’t match the warm sun; the low tide showing white eyes...

Thin Ice by Victoria Buitron

By the time I’m dropped off, the sun is still obscured by clouds, a shrivel of dim light making it an overcast day—so dreary even the...

Coquina by David Holloway

This time I came back as a coquina, a clam the size of a child's fingernail. I tunneled along the warm sand of a beach, somewhere,...

Blue is a Primary Colour by Abi Hennig

When I turned myself inside out, smearing myself with the colour of my sadness, I did not know that it would stick to skin so readily, be...

Lost in Translation by Nam Hoang Tran

For the better part of my youth, I got the prestigious French culinary school, Le Cordon Bleu, confused with Corbin Bleu, Zac Efron’s...

The Shirt by L. B. Limbrey

A shirt came into the shop – tartan, size xxl. “That’s nice,” I remarked, thinking nothing of it. It was hung up on a rail and left for a...

Fingers by PD Hogan

She told her husband her fingers were growing. “Not all at once, mind you. And they’ve always gone back.” He looked at her a moment,...

The Midnight Moth by Josh Sippie

I stood tottering on my front step, staring into the screen door. June bugs, ladybugs, mosquitos, moths, something that looked like a...

Eat Your Heart Out by Casey Curtis

She wrung his heart out with a sharp sturdy twist until she was satisfied no blood remained. Slapping the lifeless organ atop a chipped...

The Lure of Radiance by Patrick M. Hare

For two nights I watched the swarm at the streetlight. Insects, too small to identify, flittered around the cool-white light, their...

Love by Sobia Ali

She comes of age, abloom. Not a fairer girl in the whole country. Her beauty has that exotic flavor which drives people a little crazy....

Reclaimed by Emily Hessney Lynch

I’d had a body for as long as I could remember. I never gave it much thought. It wasn’t until I was 19 years old that I realized my body...

Clean, slice, inflate by Sean Ennis

There is some question, like, who is this Colleen person? Are you in love with her? What’s the backstory here? I’ve gotten into it...

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