Category Archive: 9: September 2016

For the Care and Control of the Insane — Jen Rouse

SYNOPSIS Hummingbird Girl is a poet going through the process of electroconvulsive therapy. Though the process is standard and she is merely surrounded by doctors and nurses, Hummingbird Girl is plagued by images… Continue reading

Outpatient — Ema Dumitriu

My love for this language Is custom-made Stockholm Syndrome >A feral flying swan Its neck into the future Its feet into the past            (I love and bleed. Is that not            how it is… Continue reading

Shluchim: A Tale of Tel Aviv — Thomas P. Balázs

It was a night like any of a thousand I had spent precisely the same way in the same place, silently, mindlessly, waiting, heedless of anything but quiet, patient hunger. I was perched… Continue reading