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Fire Breather

By Olivia L. Casey My scales too heavy now for me to rise.Scales jabbed tightly in my many achesBraided up in agony, I lie. I lift a wing and loose a weakened cryFor I have found a body too weak to wakeThe heavy scales I carry at sunrise. Anxious eyes…

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Still Life of a Sailboat

by Courtney Edwards I am still idling in an azure sea and waiting for wind which moves me to adventure, the kind that Hydra deserves. I resent shadows of soaring seagulls encroaching on my cabin windows, mocking my failing wings. I mourn the mast, my eager sentinel who waves a…

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Sexually Rejected Flies Turn to Booze

by Courtney Edwards There’s a lot to be depressed about when you’re a lonely fruit fly and you can’t take        the heat, walking slower toward the scientist’s open               flame because you see the inevitable burn on your tiny body and        still you must move forward   Through magnified eyes they…

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