2025 • Amy Shearn

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              Here’s the thing that people forgot in those first years when they were ugly-crying in their bunkers, or searching through poo-water for stockpiles …

Cat, by Philip F. Deaver

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Cat had her wrists tattooed, antlers. Antlers in black ink, from her wrists almost to her elbows. When I was with her, no tattoos, but one day she walked out, leaving …

Fudd, by Jesse Bradley

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Helen stops kissing me when she feels the loose change-sized scars scattered across my stomach and side. I murmur something about a hunting accident to get her hands and mouth …

“Charade” by Joseph Baran

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“He’s old but not blind.” Sarah looks at a photograph of her five-year-old son with two store-window dollies dressed as society friends. “The photo should have been only of Charles.” …