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Across the table, where there stands no mirror I see myself—sitting and staring through my own body Feel the beams of vision pierce through my sternum Pressing into matter that pumps blood through my beating heart Meandering around bones and fibers that carry my being Shooting out of my back, into an unknown corner of […]

I ate a strawberry muffin That was so dense It seemed to fill my shoes With every teething bite Thick and grainy As if to chew on memory foam Chomping and mulling Into paste between my gums I ate a strawberry muffin Plastered with leaves of crimson Skin curled up round edges Slashing the bread […]

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Poem Written By Christian J. Ashliman Familiar waters gushing between rocks Crashing around every boulder A sound growing in volume To encapsulate a waking nightmare A time when he stalked her Watching her every move A slip, an error The world comes caving in Beneath knuckled fists To live in fear Is to not live […]