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To Catch a Unicorn

“To Catch a Unicorn” A guest editorial by W.B.J. Williams Do you know all the stories told of the unicorn? I thought I did. I knew well the legend that the horn can cure poison, and that the unicorn will … Continue reading

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A&A reviews: Penavese Mosaic

Pevanese Mosaic (Hadley Rille Books)  by Mark Nelson Heads up! Mark Nelson is one of the most lyrical writers I know, especially when he’s describing the creative process. In this, his fourth novel in his Pevana fantasy series, he only … Continue reading

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A&A Reviews: Tattoo

Tattoo by Michelle Rene (Annorlunda Books) American Gods meets Stranger in a Strange Land in this novella of post-Judgement Day dystopia, where the details of everyone’s life are tattooed upon the skin by the Maker. In such a world, a … Continue reading

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man made machine god

Russell Nichols man made machine god   and in the beginning man made machine in his own image. man made machine a carbon copy made of chrome and circuitry and sensors. man made machine learn how to learn on its … Continue reading

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Simulation says…

Brian Hugenbruch Simulation says…   The simulation tells me that the last of the humans passed some fifty years ago: that those who choked to death on stagnant air were lucky, for others tore themselves apart for scraps of sustenance. … Continue reading

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What Now Mombasa?

Warren Brown What Now Mombasa? She wrote a poem on the Star Bar That legend which sits in Kenya like a fat rich brawler who made his bucks in shady deals And she put Joachim in it black as time’s … Continue reading

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Worlds Colliding  

Jennifer Silvey Worlds Colliding         Atmosphere folds into atmosphere: the graveyard free falls into the castle. Tombstones rain down from the sky and pound the roof. Coffins tumble down marble stairs; skeletons spill out and pile together. Angelic statues fall … Continue reading

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Tell Me Yesterday

Jennifer L. Collins Tell Me Yesterday   I expected the moon             (to have fur, gray and luminous to be walked on and tripped upon like a carpet drowned and             then surfaced into something more real than an ocean in this … Continue reading

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Choices

Toti O’Brien Choices You watch memory uncoil and rise like a spire of smoke, camphor-scented a curtain in reverse lifting upwards from the carpet, systematical, quiet then suddenly but not unexpectedly (you have witnessed this before oh so many times) … Continue reading

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Electronic Alexandria

Jack Fobean Electronic Alexandria   Honestly, the anthropocene was a mockery. Traded off the forests in a pact with Mephistopheles. Exchanged for paper bands, oxygen’s a lost cause and glacial flows done rocked the oceans. Bro, lock and load. Nobody … Continue reading

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