The Anatomical Venus Wrestles with Pinocchio Syndrome

by Emma Sovich

The tourists shuffle infinitely past and the Anatomical Venus thinks about masks. When she mentions them to David, he scoffs: “The mask is a symbol overused.” His scorn, she thinks, comes ...

The Little Rogue

by Maria Kuznetsova

Rufina sighed at her reflection in the mirror and tried again. She said, “I’m going back to America tomorrow. I’m sorry.” No, this wouldn’t do, she decided. This wouldn’t do at all...


by Jeanine Deibel

Blow by blow. Without missing a beat. Bone of contention. Make bets in a burning house. Sweet talk. Take the edge off. Bend my ear. Blood and thunder. At the top of your lungs. Q...


by Jeanine Deibel

Heads will roll. A deathblow. Take the cake. Tide me over. Talk a blue streak. The word is out. Ships in the night. Foam at the mouth. Go by the boards. By the book. Get your sea legs. Ma...

No Room in the Inn

by Marcus Slease

I was trying to be the Johnny Appleseed of what I don’t know. This was my fourth country in four years. Jerry had done five countries. His least favorite was Denmark. He said the people were cold an...

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