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by Theodora Goss
She looks at herself in the full-length mirror of the bridal salon. She resembles a winter landscape, hills and hollows covered with snow, white and sparkling. She is the essence of purity, as though all that has ever blown through her is a chill wind. The veil falls and falls to her feet. She shivers. "Are you cold, Rosie?" her mother asks.
Published on Nov 17, 2017
by Ian Randal Strock
The history of human achievement is the history of saying "if only we had known." If only we had known DDT is dangerous to mammals. If only we had known asbestos causes lung cancer. If only we had known lead is a neurotoxin. But now I've been living the opposite. If only I had never known. If only I had never known, I could have been happy. If only I had never known that humanity never learns, that the average human will steadfastly refuse to be an ant, that he can only ever be the grasshopper.
Published on Nov 16, 2017
by A. C. Spahn
Published on Nov 15, 2017
by K.S. O'Neill
The first time it happened Josiah was eight. His mother asked him how he crossed the creek coming home; the 6th Street bridge or all the way down at Main? "6th Street," he said. "Usually."
Published on Nov 14, 2017
by Kat Day
John and I bought Katie a domino run for her eighth birthday. She and I spent all morning setting it up, lines of colored tiles all around the house. When it was done we held hands and tapped the first one, and watched as they began to topple.
Published on Nov 13, 2017
by Victoria Zelvin
"Stop following me," the time traveler says upon finding the immortal, again and again. "I was here first," the immortal says, every time.
Published on Nov 10, 2017
 
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