“The Understanding” by Lana Citron
‘Say we found it together… we found it today… say it.’
“Cello” by Eliza Frakes
“I wish I knew how you wanted me to love you, and I wish I loved you just like that.”
“Before Fall Semester” by Ariya Mamun
“It was the last truly hot day of the summer. It was also the last day before the semester started.”
“Lonnie T” by Michael Cox
“I’m going to see Lonnie.”
“Pyramid of the Bees” by Charles Haddox
“Do not touch what belongs to the dead,” it hums in an aged, monotonous bee voice, as it enters the crack in the wall and the impenetrable darkness beyond.
“Why My Matches Aren’t Responding to Me on the Dating App” by Madison Jozefiak
Maybe the problem is that the men are just never real enough.
“Our Gods” by Bryn Dodson
“Our gods demand the very latest sacrifices.”
“Passerby” by Samuel Hasler
I listened to the voice of self-preservation. We continued walking. This time I did not look back.
“Modesto” by Micah Lau
We grow older; we own nothing. Who will move to whom? When will life begin?
“A Love Letter” by Justine Talbot
My girlfriend said the stupidest thing this morning. She said she’s in love with words.