August by Kristina England Night swells into a blood-red orange. How sticky its flesh. Skin, unpeeled, spirals downward like a loverâ€™s discarded dress.
To Have and To Hold By Beth Cortez-Neavel I want to be there in the past to hold your hand like you have held mine, father. I want to be there that day to tell you you will not be like him you will never be like him. I want to whisper in your teenage […]
The Rum Diary: Johnny Depp Channels his inner Hunter S. Thompson Again Johnny Depp, whose face has remained freakishly pristine, has been actively working on an adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson’s The Rum Diary since 2007, and a movie version of some kind has been in the works since 2000. But the wait is over! […]
A Kiss. by Dulce Maria Hernandez My brain was a little off center, foggy as an El Norte San Francisco morning. I had a hangover, the first one in probably two, three years, the first one that I can remember in a long time. He started to pack up his computer and leave the office.Â […]
Faking It by John Bennett He wanted to give the impression that he was a fisherman, faking it was the one true thing he did. It was like playing with fire from a safe distance, poking the hot coals with a long stick and watching the sparks fly. He wanted to fake being a fly […]
Dog of the Airport by Hanz Olson Dogs of the airport forget to call A whole corridor open to embrace everything prior to cancer I â€™ m a l o n e s u s p i c i o u s the jam will be frozen sky favorite â€œwolf of the dayâ€™s flight prepared […]
GOD by Randall Nicholas After creating everything I could imagine to match my vision of a perfect world down to the last pollinating bee and then wanting to share it all put you in the picture no wonder I brought death into it and all lifeâ€™s woes and at last removed myself from it entirely.
Poetry, the latest film from Korean filmmaker Lee Chang-dong, won the prize for Best Screenplay at Cannes. It is structured like a detective story, except thereâ€™s no Hollywood-style mystery to the filmâ€™s meandering central investigation. Unlike a traditional detective, Yang Mija (played by Yoon Jeong-hee) isnâ€™t looking for clues or evidence. As an elderly woman […]
BICENTENNIAL by Jay Passer Back yard rode a bike around Lemon tree Ball cards and jerk off Urethane new to skateboard wheel Paper route finished after breaking windows with Wrist rocket Dirt clod fight the norm before pinched pharmacy snack Poison oak derived from Denim torn Keds untied provoking bike wreck Bunk bed from the […]
A Mayhem of Sanskrit Missionary, jecuzzi fireplace, bumper sticker bocce, 9 band Bastardillo, faith-fling-sprawl; food, beer, Amy Winehouse and gas…to the tune–‘Opera of the Cunning Little Vixen’ For Venkatesan Iyengar Ekam god created the first man and woman and we fucked like highly expressive abstract art giving gistÂ to a refurbished downtown meat-packing plant turned revitalized […]