Category Archives: Creative Nonfiction

Unity in Pitchforks

By Ben Bogart.

I’ve quit smoking cigarettes at least fifteen times.  Quitting is easy.  Any cigarette can be your last, and I don’t mean that with any of the pessimistic “smoking can kill you” rhetoric that you might find in those buzzkilling Truth.com … Continue reading

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The Yogi Who Could Blow My Mind

By Joshua Schriftman.

I. Studying yoga in Varanasi, India, turned out to be a much more difficult pursuit than it had been in rural Virginia, and I bet that seems ironic. It did to me at least. Thing is, as I wandered up … Continue reading

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Song for Occupations

By Erik Wennermark.

The woman seems to operate in inverse relationship to the outside temperature as expressed by the equation y=|-x°|. Described compositionally: 3 pairs of long-johns retain sweat, scraps of feces. The resultant broth of green sap seeps out and stains her … Continue reading

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L’Épée de Damocles (Vehicular Manslaughter)

By Roxane Gay.

A bit more than a year ago, due to a chain of events that began with him, I looked up someone from my past, wanted to know what had become of him. He does not have an uncommon name but … Continue reading

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Drowning Lessons

By Emelyn Fuhrman.

1. Kurtis was my swimming buddy. He was three years younger and a lot bigger than me, big for his age to be sure, but in the water that didn’t matter. We took lifeguarding classes together and had become partners … Continue reading

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