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Justo Deletrorre's "Aeon Redux" and "The Tower"

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  “I began doing art projects on my first day in preschool, and never stopped. The first art piece I created was a cat of living fire. Later, I found out that being exists in the goetia , has the name Vapula and rules the arts. I was raised, being pulled all over the place, city to city; thus, I consider myself from nowhere. I currently work in a corporate environment, and although "technically", and legally, I can’t be persecuted for being involved in the occult, it’s been my experience that such things do happen with made up reasons.”                                                                         © 2022 Justo Deletrorre © 2022 Justo Deletrorre

Norman Minnick's poem "New Horizons"

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                                                                                       image courtesy of NASA " My previous collections of poetry are To Taste the Water (winner of the First Series Award from Mid-List Press), Folly (Wind Publications), and Advice for a Young Poet, (David Robert Books). I am the editor of Between Water and Song: New Poets for the Twenty-First Century (White Pine Press) and The Lost Etheridge: Uncollected Poems of Etheridge Knight (Kinchafoonee Creek Press, with a foreword by Yusef Komunyakaa)." New Horizons The New Horizons space probe is the size  of my parents’ four-poster bed  and is speeding away from the earth  at 31,000 miles per hour.  It is almost out of fuel  and cannot slow down. It has used the gravitational pull of Jupiter to slingshot deeper into space.  Now it has reached Pluto near the edge of our solar system.  It will escape our sun’s pull  and never return.  Many folks my age and older  would agree that time goes by faste

klipschutz's "Italiante Lullaby"

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klipschutz is the pen name of Kurt Lipschutz. Author of, most recently, Mr. Congeniality ( 2021) . Before that: Premeditations (2019). The Erection of Scaffolding for the Re-Painting of Heaven by the Lowest Bidder , long out of print, is a collector’s item. He has co-written 100 songs released by Chuck Prophet. Along with Jeremy Gaulke, he edited Four by Two . (A complete set (12 issues) of the handmade minimag resides in the Special Collections Library at UC Berkeley.) Prophet/klipschutz continue to move Temple Beautiful: The Musical forward. klipschutz lives in downtown S.F. with Colette Jappy and three cats. ITALIANATE LULLABY Plutarch came later , Insistius insists, smacking the white marble with an open-palmed grotesque arthritic hand. The Principessa nods and glides away, out onto the balcony above the River No, where indifferently encased in taffeta, she plucks my heartstrings like a breeze, with her boredom, breeding and alarming stature. Far below, toothless witches beat rugs

Carolyn Adam's Three Art Photographs: "Minneapolis Airport", "DC Subway", and "20-20"

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  Carolyn Adams’ poetry and art have been published in the pages, and on the covers of Wood Cat Review , Steam Ticket , Change Seven Magazine , The Fictional Cafe , and Red Weather , among others. She has authored five chapbooks, with one being a collection of her collage art, entitled What Do You See?                                                                           “Minneapolis Airport” © Carolyn Adams “DC Subway” © Carolyn Adams “20-20”  © Carolyn Adams

Martin Kleinman's "When Paris Beckons"

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Martin Kleinman is a New York City storyteller. He has told his tales of real New Yorkers in his short fiction collection, Home Front , (Sock Monkey Press 2013), in fiction anthologies and literary publications, in www.thisisthebronX.info, and on his blog www.therealnewyorkers.com, as well as in the Huffington Post , and in venues all around New York City – from KGB Bar to Union Hall. A native New Yorker, Marty has written two books on workplace innovation trends, and his new collection of short stories is A Shoebox Full of Money .  “When Paris Beckons” is his latest work. For more information, visit www.martykleinman.com . When Paris Beckons     Paris ignored Nash. His man-child ensemble – tee-shirt, cargo shorts, sneakers, and fanny pack – was considered an American abomination. Everyone, even les flics , dismissed him on sight, with a knowing eyebrow elevation and rueful cluck of the tongue.      Nash knew better. But persistent pandemic lockdowns and requisite remote work took its