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[24 Feb 2013 | Comments Off on The Reptile Room | 9,534 views]
The Reptile Room

by Mark Bessen
When I was younger I used to imagine how convenient it would be if humans radiated emotions as colors, glowing orange when lecherous, blue when blue. Now I realize how annoying the world would be blinking feelings. But in the faux natural world of the Reptile Room, the inhabitants don’t complain.

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[30 Nov 2012 | One Comment | 4,137 views]
Vials of Juliet

by Lucas Loredo
And they tangled their arms like they’d seen older kids do, but instead of saying bottoms up and drinking alcohol they said bottoms up and each child drank a small clear vial of Juliet.

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[30 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on The Abstraction of the Dairy Cow | 3,943 views]
The Abstraction of the Dairy Cow

by Jaslyn Law
“You’re such a cow,” I said to the nearest one, staring it down.

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[11 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on Hansel | 4,459 views]

by Wyatt Hong
Sometimes, this silhouette of a face spoke to me in a familiar voice and, with the kind disposition of a stranger, led me to places to which all roads had been lost.

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[5 Dec 2011 | One Comment | 2,620 views]
Simple Math

by Katie Wu
It was basic arithmetic. My father was a subtraction, one less, and that was the end of it. Death, his death, it wasn’t fair. Just final.