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Hearts and Minds by Barry Basden

26 Apr 2017, Posted by Editor in Fiction

HEARTS AND MINDS This afternoon, using a broom cupboard scrounged from the shattered house, we buried a little girl who bled to death yesterday. We put in some blossoms and laid the girl’s leg in beside her. Then we lowered the cupboard into the damp…

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Swish: Haibun by Rich Youmans

24 Apr 2017, Posted by Editor in Fiction

  SWISH Projects playgound— jump shot arcing from star to star   Evening shadows steal across the low concrete buildings, the cracked-slab courtyards, over fast-food wrappers and bottle shards. He feels the air on his face, cold and sharp, as he looks up at the…

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you cannot turn: Haibun by Rich Youmans

24 Apr 2017, Posted by Editor in Fiction

YOU CANNOT TURN: HAIBUN BY RICH YOUMANS   the key. it is in the ignition, and your fingers tense around its pebbled casing. but you cannot turn it; you cannot move. you have stalled at a downtown intersection, late at night, in a downpour so…

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Party Girl by mybluesweden

12 Apr 2017, Posted by Editor in Music

PARTY GIRL BY MYBLUESWEDEN “We chose this song because we feel it best fits the vibe for abstractmagtv: gorgeous and unexpected. That’s what we are going for, too. This song intentionally has an unconventional structure and swings.” Stanley Thiele, for mybluesweden     About the…

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First Visit to Canyon Country: Haibun by Ray Rasmussen

12 Apr 2017, Posted by Editor in Fiction

FIRST VISIT TO CANYON COUNTRY BY RAY RASMUSSEN Friends, who on occasion join my outdoor adventures, suggest I should slow down, be in, not just move through a place. They complain that I hike too fast to enjoy the landscapes we passing through. And I think, perhaps defensively: Dervishes dance, Buddhists meditate, I…

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A Short Course in Short-Short Fiction

12 Apr 2017, Posted by Editor in Article

A SHORT COURSE IN SHORT-SHORT FICTION By Pamelyn Casto and Geoffrey Fuller Short-shorts seem so simple. Also known by such names as sudden, flash or micro fiction, short-shorts are tight little tales packed into 1, 500 or so words. They can be powerful and memorable…

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Unsaddled: Haibun by Ray Rasmussen

12 Apr 2017, Posted by Editor in Fiction

UNSADDLED BY RAY RASMUSSEN Breakfast without a newspaper is a horse without a saddle. —Edward R. Murrow   I am six months into my experiment of not reading the daily newspaper. Instead I read essays, including one by E.B. White, who, in response to Murrow’s…

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Two Weeks Later… By Barry Basden

06 Apr 2017, Posted by Editor in Fiction

TWO WEEKS LATER HE FLEW OFF TO AFGHANISTAN AGAIN It’s New Year’s Eve. Mark’s lying across the bed, not moving. “This is too hard,” he says. Poor baby. I love him and try to be a good wife. Johnny and Megan love him more than…

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

 

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