xx I want to stare at you, lock tractor beams. Drinking coffee. Leaning back occasionally. Staring at the control panels buried in the other. I want some kind of ship with a little incentive, the headless body of a hard work – a small locker containing movement, a slot onContinue Reading

      :^) Who? Abbey St. John is a graphic artist, illustrator and printmaker currently working in Portland, Oregon. Abbey is inspired by knickknacks, dynamic figures, and picture riddles. Her work aims to tell you a story, teach you something new, change the way you think, be a partContinue Reading

If you grew up in a neighborhood like mine—a neighborhood with broken concrete sidewalks and huge tropical trees—summer afternoons were spent outside, under the carport of your house, if you were lucky to have one. It didn’t matter if the weather had been sufficiently pleasant (it was never pleasant inContinue Reading

She is the space oddity hurtling through the weekend of a full eclipse   She lingers in the aisles: strange energy in her wake uses crying-emoji lip balm to express the loss of a child— I should be wary, but am fascinated by the rounded, yellow case and blue pictotears,Continue Reading

I. fallen following countless gourds filled from maddening, leaden pipe the frenetic fiddle, their outro a perfect civilization, destroyed a perfect civilization, began with a boy, Romulus sent to end what he began in a different iteration the she-wolf’s milk, soured centuries ago II. in the final frontier, (in outerContinue Reading

Hello, likely investors, my informal and non-numerical name is Rilbon Ril Bob Bon, and I will be your happiest guide to the next earth half hour of insert positive emotion. A little-known truth is this: is this: Excelleq Time, Inc. owns every antiquity in Sol-Sys. “Owns” is a green simplificationContinue Reading

Planet 7Y7H is an undead world. The native  human-like species called themselves “Ijj”–origin and meaning unknown. And they called their planet, “Ijjadyn”. History: Thousands of years ago on Ijjadyn, in the period known as “Thrithu-Jish” [“Thrithu-Jish”, transl. “After the Fall of Jish”; “Jish” unknown], a period we have classified asContinue Reading

We first saw them through robotic eyes: the barrel bodies, surrounded a decapod starburst of limbs the size of a moderate paperclip, were alien but unmistakable. Scientists slavered, ecstatic at the proof of life beyond our own racked planet. By the time a subsequent scout arrived on the Jovian satellite,Continue Reading

Mission Apollo feat. Olivia Olivia, Remy Autumn Torres, Phoenix Singer, and bb Dear Astros, It wasn’t up to you, the bad things you did. You were fated by the stars. Get together in a circle. Be good to each other. Hold hands. “You mean the sun and the moon toContinue Reading

Each place continues to yield its own quiddities, its own miraculous movements, and its own tragedies. –C.D. Wright   What a strange place to wake    up in —   some beachy thing str e tched      taut across the earth      thin as balloon – skin. Sniff sniff : Salt.    Dimethyl sulfide.    YouContinue Reading