ISSUE TWO, SPRING 2010
A NEAR MISSby Christopher Wait
María López Villareal is: Paraguayan; twenty-two years old; on her way to a seventy-two-hour shift of scavenging recyclable cardboard from trash deposits in Buenos Aires.
GATE 27 by Melissa Broder
At eighteen I said those things too./Through words, little gods pop up,/even in the late-teenage sections.
OAKSby Kai Carlson-Wee
The moon takes its time with whatever it does,/disappears mostly. Tries not to draw/much attention to itself.
HOW TO RUN A WIRE FILLING STATIONby Peter Jay Shippy
Don’t fret,/I whisper, infidelity/Is safe with me. Fill up.
EXAMPLES, (#5), (#6), (#10)by Patrick Scott Vickers
We weren’t guilty of manslaughter that night but got a good talking to by the cops on the nature of art and why video art had been so done.
PHARMACEUTICAL DIARYby Matthew Dexter
The accident happened when I went door-to-door handing out presents from underneath our Christmas tree.
PUBLIC NOTICEby Christopher Woods
Biblical Secrets College, a junior college district of Chappell Hill County, is currently receiving bids for Processed Meats for campus cafeteria.