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The Other Things in the Blood

MR ADESINA, whose trousers were always dirty at the pockets and the buttocks, but still so ironed that the buttocks shone, was the inter-science and biology teacher who…

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On TV Pan Cakes Today

—TODAY, SAID FATHER DWYER FROM THE TV, his ruddy cheeks glowing, masterfully powdered up by Crisis Johnson the makeup technician, looking like a chipmunk, Today, we will learn…

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A Person

Angelina Stavela, A Person, 2016, mixed media. Cover art for armarolla issue II, summer 2018. Courtesy of the artist.   ANGELINA STAVELA is a graphic designer and illustrator…

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Patient 452

  Hôpital Universitaire de Boudevilliers Clos Fleuri Les Acacias 2043 Boudevilliers +41 44 455 22 22   Date: 12.09.2016 Patient Number: 452 000125 Patient: Kenneth Williams DOB: 01.06.1981…

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He Painted a Sparrow Just Before He Died

he painted a sparrow he painted a dead sparrow he painted a little dead sparrow he painted a lone little dead sparrow just before he died SUCHOON MO…

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Labyrinth / Floodland

Put your arms out in front of you to feel along the walls, every fifty feet there will be a metal stud –knock gently to hear it- you…

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Look Your Best

for cremation, the 1650 degree fire kissing you. Spend your life preparing. What if you aren’t beautiful? The cremators keep busy–the cadaver turns to gas, ash, and mineral….

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Four Portraits

Lost memory, lost identity, lost hopes, lost dreams. A chaotic interconnected layering of information and codes that are partly erased and partly jumbled together are the results of…

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Tell Me About Poison

Tell me about poison. Tell me about chemicals that make things happen that you might subjectively say are bad, that someone else might say, just so subjectively, are…

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“If You Can Dream It You Can Do It” and Other Torments of the Insomniac

Sleep is pale honey: a mirage slipping backwards over a dune to a mixed-up piper’s improvisational tune. Strap on a motorcycle helmet. There are bees in the bedroom…

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