34thParallel Magazine Issue 40
I must choose to surrender

HAVING TO CHOOSE BY MILENA PETROVIC 34thParallel Magazine Issue 40

You hate me because I have this.

LONELY AT THE TOP BY DONNA DALLAS 34thParallel Magazine Issue 40

 

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YOU'LL BE GLAD ONE DAY.

FAMILY HAPPINESS, POST-INDUSTRIAL BY CORA CRUZ 34thParallel Magazine Issue 40

 

They lifted him and his kid brother into a silver spaceship.

ALIEN ABDUCTION BY TERESA SUTTON 34thParallel Magazine Issue 40

 

Her eyes flickered to his, she suddenly thought of a clear sky or sunny sea.

THE SCHOLAR BY DILLON SEFIC 34thParallel Magazine Issue 40

What sparked that first flip of the switch?

UNTIL THE MORNING COMES BY RICHARD SCHMITT 34thParallel Magazine Issue 40

 

There's a story here. Perhaps just not the one you’re looking for.

GONE BY BERNIE HAFELI 34thParallel Magazine Issue 40

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FAMILY HAPPINESS,
POST-INDUSTRIAL

CORA CRUZ

HAVING TO CHOOSE

MILENA PETROVIC

UNTIL THE MORNING COMES

RICHARD SCHMITT

ALIEN ABDUCTION

TERESA SUTTON

THE SCHOLAR

DILLON SEFIC

LONELY AT THE TOP

DONNA DALLAS

GONE

BERNIE HAFELI

“Red disappeared for a bit before he started hitting all the homers.”

“Disappeared? Where’d he go?”

“He claimed he ran into some aliens in the desert.”

I laughed. I couldn’t help it.

“That’s how people reacted back then too. But I have to say, there were some things that were never satisfactorily explained.”

“Like what?” I said.

“Well, how about eighty-nine home runs for one thing? Red played a couple more years and never hit more than sixteen. But there was something else. See, Red had himself a sweetheart, a pretty Mexican gal, rumor was she was married, and not to Red. She disappeared too. Only she never came back.”

TRUMP STUFF BY KATHRYN BUCKLEY 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 41

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How did I get here, to this bar, to this seat, laughing with you, a man whose conversation is burnt toast sticking to the roof of my mouth.

RED PARROT FISH BY REBECCA DIMYAN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 38

I stared at that pee stick and thought here we go again.

How I Learned to Manage An Emotional Pregnancy BY AJIRI AKI 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 39

She’d been wishing that she’d never arrive.

CANDOR, EVEN WITH ONESELF BY ROBERT EARLE 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 38

WHIPTAIL UTOPIA BY CHASE EDWARDS 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 26

Come not between the dragon and his wrath. Did I have wrath? I wasn’t sure. Did I have anything?

Feminist Capitulation of Lizards by Liz Fyne 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 39

 

The thing is, I don’t need you, Richie. I just need your legs.

THEN ONE DAY YOU GIVE A GUY YOUR LEGS BY JENNAFER D'ALVIA 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 32

MY ULTRA BY ALEXANDER J MOTYL 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 28

 

He whisper-sings the punch line. Toot toot, peanut butter.

MILK’S ABOUT TO SOUR BY AMY PURCELL 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 14

FORTUNE BY AARON BURCH 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 02

The miserable specimen of a husband didn’t even look up when she said she was going out to get some cigarettes.

MR CHIPS AND THE MANGO-TANGO MOTHER SHIP BY ALICE HATCHER 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 36

Sin insurance. So I don’t have to worry about Hell or anything.

SIN INSURANCE BY MICHAEL P FERRARI 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 02

Here’s a pile of garbage we stuck some piano keys around and called art. No one argues with us here.

EVERY MANSION NEEDS A DUCKPOND BY HANNAH LUSH 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 23

You were promised by your money-grubbing agent that writing the female porn version of Bill Cosby’s drugged-up romances called 
I Had a Dream was going to make you so fucking famous that no one would even care about Donald Trump running for President.

THE GATES OF HELL BY KATHRYN BUCKLEY 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 32

FEMALE JESUS BY DOROTHY CHAN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 29

I WOKE UP THIS MORNING THINKING ABOUT AFGHANISTAN BY TESSA POPPE 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 28

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