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Friends in Blood

WITH A KNIFE IN MY LITTLE HANDS, I was able to take the new TV remote control apart. I was checking all the elements, the green electronic board,…

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I Wish I Had a Different Story to Tell

Stories are full of holes; you don’t know until you hold them up to the light and see patterns where something’s missing, an absence that leaves a negative…

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Admin Blues

Those two black, overweight, narcoleptic cats Lying still Everyday. Sometimes they move so little. Pillows Sinking within sofas. — I take a break Go down to Japanese chain…

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Instructions for Opening The Heart

Approach with care And quiet steps Mindful That the outer Resilience May shield the Inner Cracks and fractures . Knock softly Then wait Patiently However long Until the…

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Urban Remnants

    KYRIAKOS HADJIELIA is a social documentary and landscape photographer, originating from Cyprus and currently based in Nicosia, CY. Driven by the desire to use the photographic…

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The Body

The body         fractures        heals traces       wipes       then retraces its paths the body dilates glistens in the first sun wood-beamed ceiling in the cold dark the body contracts the…

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Berlin, 2017

And eventually, the mind has defeated the spirit. Lost in ‘ein Fremdes Land’, amongst ‘fremde’ faces, and those God-awful grey skies that claim ownership over what’s left of…

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Identification

I thought, This must be how a pitcher feels, fluid rushing forth, as I was taking a pee. But it would be yonic to be that pitcher, and…

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We Are Everywhere!

IF CLICHÉS PROVE TO BE TRUE, then history is written by the victors. And keeping true to clichés, this victor-written history is scrawled on the walls. However, if…

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Untitled II

I inherited a parrot who only speaks German. Our arrangement’s permanent. Du samenkopflich Kot.       WILL CORDEIRO has work appearing or forthcoming in Best New Poets,…

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