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The Tricoteuse: Haibun by Angelee Deodhar

16 May 2017, Posted by Editor in Fiction

THE TRICOTEUSE “A weaver who has to direct and to interweave a great many little threads has no time to philosophize about it, but rather he is so absorbed in his work that he doesn’t think but acts, and he feels how things must go…

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Abstract Interview: Terry Lucas

04 May 2017, Posted by Editor in Interview

ABSTRACT: INTERVIEW WITH TERRY LUCAS Recently Abstract staff had the opportunity to sit down with Terry Lucas to discuss some important features of his growing body of work.   AM:     How did you come to write poetry?   TL:      In the poem, “In Memory…

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Poetry Feature: The Work of Terry Lucas

04 May 2017, Posted by Editor in Poetry

SIX POEMS BY TERRY LUCAS Psalm ’66 O, ’66 Plymouth Valiant! In you will I put my trust. Your chromed, Barracuda hood ornament leads me;   your tuck ’n roll bucket seats comfort me; your 400-horsepower Hemi engine will save me   from being shamed…

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Incantation by Stephen Scott Whitaker

02 May 2017, Posted by Editor in Poetry

INCANTATION The bones are mine and the cookie cutters are mine and ripe smell of the compost is mine, and the dress curling at my ankles is mine.   The tattoo of the shark, and the elephant static and electric whistles of the radio echoing…

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Song for Lard by Susan Elbe

02 May 2017, Posted by Editor in Poetry

SONG FOR LARD I sing for pig fat, for leaf lard, fatback, caul fat, for the small white icebergs my grandmother dropped into a black iron skillet she never washed, only swiped with newsprint and put on the oven’s bottom rack, ready for its next…

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Dirty Deals with Dictators by Howie Good

02 May 2017, Posted by Editor in Short Fiction

DIRTY DEALS WITH DICTATORS   It’s now a crime in Utah to harass cattle with drones. The really strange thing is that no one thought this was strange. They want to see the trapeze artist fall and the lion tamer killed. If we don’t protest,…

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Mother Meth by M.A. Rossi

28 Apr 2017, Posted by Editor in Short Fiction

MOTHER METH I joined a volunteer project and was asked to remove furniture from an abandoned home. But I didn’t expect tales of occupants made for a messy cable movie. A mother of four strung out on meth having sex parties to pay for her…

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The Ghost in You by Jefferson Navicky

27 Apr 2017, Posted by Editor in Fiction

THE GHOST IN YOU lives happy. For the most part. When you update. When you take picture. When you post. When you upload. When you feed, the ghost is happy enough. She likes to eat and toast and get a little tipsy on your Instagram…

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Art credit for header image: “Making the Most of the Night” by Chris Rivera

 

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