Nude

By - Sep 19, 2018

She says it like a foregone conclusion, Bubble Bath, shrugging out of her coat on her way to a chair. I look at her skin and wonder what she does to it. She reminds me of a horse—or maybe that’s from something I read.

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Two Stories

By - Sep 17, 2018

Boss says, You know what I heard?
      
He shakes his head at Boss without looking.
      
Boss tells him.

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Tyrant Hotel Ep. 1

By - Sep 10, 2018

The inaugural episode of Tyrant Hotel, a magazine-for-the-ears from Hotel & New York Tyrant, featuring Kristen Iskandrian, Nicolette Polek, Tao Lin, Luc Sante, and Chelsea Hodson.

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Your First Real Boyfriend

By - Aug 30, 2018

I’m going to show you the meaning of suffering

I’m going to show you how to love another man

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Preacher with Fruit

By - Aug 27, 2018

A mother brings her child to the preacher’s tent because the preacher is the only one there with a blade. The boy is shallow-breathed and dry about the lips. His tongue, folded, sticks to the backs of his teeth.

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Deleted Scenes from Person/a

By - Aug 23, 2018

For twenty years I lost a man I never had.” – Diane Keaton re Al Pacino // He should be with young, beautiful women. (even as I type this I know it is a lie. I don’t believe it. he should be with me.)

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Hello, There

By - Aug 22, 2018

I said things I’d never had the courage to say. I swore and cursed the names of god and other people who’d wronged me.

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A Mighty Fine Hat

By - Aug 20, 2018

His extravagant claim stops everything. The clerk. The gaggle of punks. Me. We all turn our attention on the small man.

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An Apology: Yes, Virginia, There is a Sanity Clause

By - Aug 15, 2018

I am sorry, Virginia, that you find your own language, the English language, so painful.

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Roadkill

By - Aug 8, 2018

“Ha ha,” Remy said. Something ran across his face like a rat. Fear.
      I pushed him against the fence, a hand on each shoulder, hard. He seemed too startled to move. 

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Two Secrets

By - Aug 6, 2018

When you meet a beautiful woman you feel as shy as an old sea captain with footskin on his palms. You leave your body in its nice top and eucalyptus balm.

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excerpt of “Floating Notes”

By - Jul 31, 2018

I don’t remember the first time I wrote my name. What I do remember is the first time someone else was called my name. I told him that was my name too, but he couldn’t believe it. He was a fat boy with a puffy face. He looked like a little boxer.

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