These Pleasures, Suffered As a Means

By - Oct 5, 2018

I worship my or any lips that say
in silence my love’s name.
I worship shadow that seems shadow bled
of her by sharpest sight.

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Finished Being

By - Oct 2, 2018

A new story by Diane Williams.

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Room Service

By - Sep 24, 2018

My breasts ache. The man on the screen shrieks and a sheet of goosebumps appears on my skin. I am filled with something soft and new and want to cry, but nothing comes.

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Notecards On My Weird Husband

By - Sep 20, 2018

#7
Pierced his own nose.

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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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