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Simon Perchik is an attorney whose poems have appeared in Partisan Review, The Nation, Poetry, Osiris, The New Yorker and elsewhere. His most recent collection is Almost Rain, published by River Otter Press (2013).   It’s a short step from winter and the bed yet you can’t hear its sheet narrow, become the stream pouring from […]

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In the Infraction

Colin Dodds is the author of Another Broken Wizard, WINDFALL and The Last Bad Job, which Norman Mailer touted as showing “something that very few writers have; a species of inner talent that owes very little to other people.” His writing has appeared in more than two hundred publications, and been nominated for the Pushcart […]

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There’s a Way the Body Speaks

Jenny Keto is an actress and writer born and raised in Austin, Texas. After spending some years in NYC, she returned to Austin to attend nursing school. Jenny looks forward to the prospect of helping others for a living. Her poems can be found in Painted Cave Literary Journal and The City Key. There’s a […]

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A Coven in Essex County | Delilah

Below is Part 6 of 18 monthly installments for Visitant. ◄◄  Read the first installment / prologue ◄ Read the previous installment, BIRDIE DELILAH Delilah had remarried ten years ago, after being widowed by the hypothermic colds that occasionally took non-Innsmouth fishing folk. Clement had been a whaler from Boston who moved to New Bedford for work when […]

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The New American Dream

Hilary Brown  grew up in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains, and now makes her home in Charleston, South Carolina with devoted husband and two beautiful children. She is a busy professional, and a spectacularly unsuccessful DIY’er. She enjoys writing historical fiction, colorful family memoir, and has had some recent success in flash fiction. She found this experience […]

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How to Swear

Statement about poem:  The airwaves are filled with harsh words. I find myself okay with being a nasty woman. Tricia Knoll is an Oregon poet with two collections in print: Ocean’s Laughter (Aldrich Press, 2016) and Urban Wild (Finishing Line Press, 2014). Website: triciaknoll.com How to Swear Many targets for swearing roam this collapsing world. […]

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The Neo-Lorax

Ben Nardolilli currently lives in New York City. His work has appeared in Perigee Magazine, Red Fez, Danse Macabre, The 22 Magazine, Quail Bell Magazine, Elimae, fwriction, Inwood Indiana, Pear Noir, The Minetta Review, and Yes Poetry.   The Neo-Lorax Wounded nature demands to be saved, I guess it must be really bad Because nature […]

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“Waiting” art from Sarah Mottley

Sarah Mottley is a graduate of Ivy Tech and Indiana University with a degree in Telecommunications. You can find her work on DeviantArt and he poetry project “Poeticize” on SoundCloud. Statement: “‘Waiting’” is a monochromatic composition, which explores beauty that is not only skin deep, but bone deep.  After all, appearances are deceiving to the naked eye, and within […]

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Vote Baudelaire

William Doreski teaches writing and literature at Keene State College in New Hampshire. His work has appeared in various online and print journals and in several collections, most recently, The Suburbs of Atlantis (AA Press, 2013). Vote Baudelaire Sometimes the sidewalks roll up at night and neglect to unroll at dawn. Most people don’t notice. The […]

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