Maria opens a blue-white boxof Phillips Instant Floodwhich gathers at her toes.She becomes a conduit(the room is filled with Epsom Salt)and slowly oxidizes.Now tarnish-greenshe receives a visitor.He is a lecherous old foolwho plates her all in bronzeheating her to flesh-warm temperaturesto pass as “fine” in private.I used to have anxietyin public places, shrinkinginto phone-booth hideoutsto…
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Featuring: Issue 105, published January 2023, features works of poetry, flash fiction, short nonfiction, and photography by L. Ward Abel, Evan Anders, Nancy Connors, Diana Dinverno, Melissa Goodnight, Carol Hamilton, Ditta Baron Hoeber, Tess Kelly, Robert Knox , Bernard Knudsen, Kathy Kremins, Clare Marsh, Mary McGinnis, Dawn Miller, Michelle Morouse, Larena Nellies-Ortiz, Lorrie Ness, Robert Nisbet, John Perrault, Patrick T. Reardon, Lisa Rua-Ware, Michael Salcman, Rich Spang, Joshua St. Claire, Eugene Stevenson, Pamela Wax, Ann Weil, and Evan Morgan Williams.
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