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Woe, Babylon Besieged

By Mark Mellon The moon shone full on Babylon that foredoomed night. Thousands of torches burned outside the walls. The Assyrians ringed the city round.  The air rang with shouted commands and battle drums’ thunder as infantry mounted a night … Continue reading

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Stitched Silence

by Lindsey O‘Neill   “What do you want? You have to tell me what you want!” “Why does your mouth look like that?” “What happened to you?” Scars line her lips. Punishment for saying things that she shouldn’t.  “This is what happens … Continue reading

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Regina’s Reactions

By Andy Tu   Click again. Dig a little deeper. You’re scared shitless, you’ll admit that much, but no one ever got anywhere listening to that voice inside their head, telling them to stop when things become difficult. And this … Continue reading

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My Baby isn’t Ready Yet

By Olivia J. Young She had been lying like a bloated question mark for some time, how long I couldn’t say anymore. I counted days in the pooling sludge that had begun to halo around my wife, and our partially … Continue reading

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