Category Archives: Fiction

Becoming Them

Becoming Them

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What had happened to Crazy Lady? Why was she the way she was? He knew what had happened to him.more

What We Tell Ourselves

What We Tell Ourselves

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Our lives (N)sync whenever we look back.more

The Ambit of Our Friendship

The Ambit of Our Friendship

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“Wait,” he says and types my name into the search bar.more

Real Men Don’t Hit Their Wives

Real Men Don’t Hit Their Wives

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Lewis relishes, slightly and mischievously, the young couple’s naïve discourse about bridesmaids and flower centerpieces, as if it all means something. They are blissfully unaware of the inevitable mutual loathing that plagues all marriages.

She’s your problem now, Benny-boy. Enjoy paying for Amazon deliveries the rest of your life.more

Candy

Candy

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My bladder feels like it’s about to burst. I got this frickin UTI, which is so goddang embarrassing because men, especially men my age, ain’t supposed to get. And now, I gotta take a piss real bad, but I refuse to get up from the sofa . . .more

Conspiracy Practice

Conspiracy Practice

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Part of the problem was that we knew that we hated the government, but when we started to talk about how to fight the government, we realized that weren’t really sure who the government was. more

Two Stories

Two Stories

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Yes, there’s a confessional aspect to the crônica, but the confessions are not at all personal. Instead, the crônica highlights a persona, a winking avatar in place of the whole of the writer. In other words, it’s not me. Because me? I’m still alone, dancing—you know it, baby. more

Rent Town

Rent Town

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Easy payments!more

Catch You on the Flip Side

Catch You on the Flip Side

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We found his last will and testament, printed on special old-style stationary from Staples he seemed to have stamp-notarized himself. I forgot to mention he was a notary public. He wanted all his assets donated to the NAACP, and he insisted his grave stone say, “Catch You on The Flip Side.”more

A Pound of Flesh

A Pound of Flesh

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The physical metamorphosis of healing.more