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The Transitive Property
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The Transitive Property by

I’ve never understood science, / but I’ve always loved the transitive property, / wherein if A = B and B = C, it follows that A = C.

Walkmen Fuji Overdrive 3
Zen Arcade //
Walkman Fuji Overdrive by

Zen Arcade is a novel about zen, punk rock, and growing up in Minneapolis during the 1980s. We’ll be publishing a section every other Sunday until Summer 2015. This is the fourth section.

Nuclear Age
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The Nuclear Age by

The first thing / he remembers—an unfurnished room, / a plastic pail of warm pink suds, / sponges each for a two-year-old boy / and his twelve-year-old Aunt Joan, / sent to sit with him for the summer [...]

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Landscape with Disclaimers by

Maybe you’re proof- / reading pamphlets, eyes weakening each word, / maybe envisioning pigment in petrified insect, / color of its final prehistoric meal—bird’s blood?

WANTED # 18 by

First line: “I will say we lived, and the police corroborate this story.”
300 words.

Erlenmeyer 1
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Spell by

Outdoors, toss the water into any wind at hand. / Trace a ripple in the page’s grit. / Smear each eyelid with a pinch of silt.