Penalities against possesion of a drug should not be more damaging to an individual than the use of the drug itself. - President Jimmy Carter, October 2, 1977

Words

  • Date
  • April 9, 2020

Seth Jani

Dreamers Say that grief is not a fire-edged fangBut only a leaf in cool weather,That love is the light of diamondsReflected in the water, and thatThe heart is an emerald you foundone nightShining like a bone.Say we are emptiness itself,A network through which the windmoves,Or a shadow spirals.That beneath our names, there is onlyA spectral …

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  • Date
  • April 9, 2020

Winter Rose

Golden Hour i got the beer. no thanks to you – i got the drink, man, i love that golden hour; that first bite – The first moment of hitting the bottle, it’s like heaven, how it flows down my throat – brown glass on dry lips; bubble sunset of goodness, begins to grope the …

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  • Date
  • April 9, 2020

Robert Beveridge – poetry

CLAUSTROPHOBIC It spits out corpuscles, drives a red mercedes. Closes things. It puts up walls, and they get closer, smaller. Sand blows on demon winds through its eyes. It moves too fast to see. DATABASE ARCHITECT Tuple tuple tuple tuple prison cell formula always starts with an assertion of its own existence, naked, wet, just …

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  • Date
  • April 8, 2020

Patrick Hurley [poetry]

[12] Lone flower persistingin knife-blade airvoice of a prophetmumbles through a gag Now chemical colorcourses throughunseen arteries The chin ofhell’s houndhas healed andthe walls of hisenclosure are low Fruit witherson darkened vinesstreets too are darkshadow selvesshoot the lights outone by one Where there are fieldsgray acid soil Fold Pavlov’s handkerchiefand scan the sky––storm clouds noteasily …

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  • April 8, 2020

The Symbolic Slaying of Joan Vollmer Burroughs

A classic story to those familiar with the Beats and the literary revolution of the late 1950’s. For those who aren’t familiar, what follows is a stranger-than-fiction account of writer William S. Burroughs and the accidental murder of his wife, Joan. Recounted by the sexy-smart Harley Claes, editor of Angelical Ravings Press. Donovan Martinez Editor …

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  • Date
  • April 8, 2020

The Ossuary

The Ossuary by Stuart Livener The Ossuary is a fictional horror story by writer and film-maker Stuart Livner. This story addresses the question of why so many people go missing in Chicago, inspired by upsetting events that occurred between 2014-2015. Livner’s writing is amazing and the story (the first horror story published in Cough Syrup!) …

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