Just Like Hell / Mr. Gray by Nate Southard from Austin, Texas.
This week's Monday poem is Edgar Allan Poe's The Sleeper. I hope you like it! The Sleeper BY EDGAR ALLAN POE At midnight, in the month of June, I stand beneath the mystic moon. An opiate vapor, dewy, dim, Exhales from out her golden rim, And softly dripping, drop by drop, Upon the quiet … Continue reading The Monday Poem – The Sleeper by Edgar Allan Poe
‘‘There was supposedly one woman Charles Kempe tried to propose to. Unfortunately, the story goes she misunderstood his declaration of love, finishing his sentence for him with another meaning completely! He never had the nerve to try to ask her again. Sad, isn’t it?’ said Ellie. ‘I think I know the type though!’ Harry replied ironically.’ - Love in Lindfield by David Smith
Dustin LaValley is an author and screenwriter from the capitol region of New York. His books include A Soundless Dawn, and the forthcoming, (12 Gauge) Songs from a Street Sweeper, both from Sinister Grin Press. He's had many screenplays produced and a novella optioned for film. I recently reviewed the excellent A Soundless Dawn by … Continue reading That Pink Haired One by Dustin LaValley
Dunce Everyone calls Dunce ‘Dunce’. Everyone thinks that Dunce is an idiot. I used to think so too but not any more. Dunce is completely bald and has a really pointed head so the temptation to get him paralytic on his thirtieth birthday, carry him to the tattooist’s and get a nice big ‘D’ … Continue reading Dunce by Mike Russell
This week's short story is Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Hall of Fantasy. Nathaniel Hawthorne THE HALL OF FANTASY It has happened to me, on various occasions, to find myself in a certain edifice which would appear to have some of the characteristics of a public exchange. Its interior is a spacious hall, with a … Continue reading Short Story Saturday – The Hall of Fantasy
People of the Sun by Jason Parent