Violent Calm

Written by Noah LaPointe The dark raw of a cleft lip puckers and gapes like a bloody bruise in the cement of a city by the bay. Water that is brackish and torn dull by the flow of excrement swirls down, down, downward into the mouth, gurgling like a squirming toad, and on the crest…

Completely Happy

May Beetles are things that harass your window at night. They come to your room and beat-beat-BEAT at the glass. They wake you up and make you think someone is there to kill you. No one ever is, and it’s a little sad when we’re disappointed about that. Sophia Melora Kaplan MacToning IV was born…