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Leore walked through parts of Rome that felt much like passing through water, and if she wandered too far into some of the hidden piazzas, it felt as though movement forward stopped entirely. She would catch herself walking through the piazza and feel the inexorable passing of time stop.
LEORE WORRIED ABOUT TIME BY FLAVIA BRUNETTI 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 44 READ ONLINE
the heavens do not care whether the rain falls for it just falls and the earth does not care whether the rain is absorbed it just does and when the birds speak the miracles appear and finally the sick one will no longer be sick but become a god
THE HEAVENS DO NOT CARE BY JOANNA JEANINE SCHMIDT 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 44
Breaking into a sudden dancelike sprint down the hallway. Newsstand. Ticket booths. The Clock. The fake stars of Grand Central on the ceiling. The phone is lost. My mother is finally dead, she cried, flinging out her arms and looking up to the ceiling.
DANUVIUS APPLICATION BY JHON SÁNCHEZ 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 44
That little girl I brought in is delusional, or worse. She’s lost, won’t give me her name or address. She thinks that her father is the Civil War statue over on the green. Well, that counts as a major delusion all right. At least somebody noticed the memorial.
RUMORS OF WAR BY PETER STINE 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 44
Fly me to the moon
Let me play among the stars The car radio always seemed to play the same song. It was as if that became our song. We found happiness sitting inside a car blasting Frank Sinatra, and going through the car wash. That is how our little fraction of the family found stability in the instability of divorce.
FLY ME TO THE MOON BY KARINA RODRIGUEZ 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 44
The weekend had been going well until Hassan disappeared while swimming. The night before, he and Alicia had driven down from Boston in her flashy red convertible and had enjoyed a pleasant dinner with her parents. He had aced that, in fact. They seemed not to be perturbed by his Iranian origins.
THE IRANIAN SWIMMER BY ADRIAN COLE 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 44 READ ONLINE
So on this evening I sat at the bar and I ordered the risotto Ai Funghi Misti. The bar had cleared of the commuters waiting for traffic to loosen up on Madison Avenue. Now we were a half-dozen: the spoony couple on the other side of the bar, Jennifer in Red, a bored Fine Dining hostess, a Millennial at a table with her faced buried in a smartphone, and me.
SALUTE! BY CLARK HOLTZMAN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 44
Just accept it: we are an accident of physics and nothing happens when you die except the voiding your bowels part. This doesnt make life any less meaningful, it only means you must live life now or else give up your carbon anyways after entertaining a head overflowing with regret. Each and every now possesses tremendous value.
DAO AND BROKEN CLOCKS BY JEREMY TRUSSA 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 44
I’m starting docent training tomorrow at the New Museum for New Human Art Mavens and have developed an uncanny infatuation with the stained glass window designs of the septuagenarian Matisse. Goo goo gah gah. The child’s first words.
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THE 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE
BY MARTIN CHIPPERFIELD ISSUE 44 JUNE 2017 PAGE SIX
BY KEVIN GANNAWAY DANUVIUS APPLICATION
BY JHON SÁNCHEZ LEORE WORRIED ABOUT TIME
BY FLAVIA BRUNETTI FLY ME TO THE MOON
BY KARINA RODRIGUEZ THE HEAVENS DO NOT CARE
BY JOANNA JEANINE SCHMIDT RUMORS OF WAR
BY PETER STINE SALUTE!
BY CLARK HOLTZMAN DAO AND BROKEN CLOCKS
BY JEREMY TRUSSA THE IRANIAN SWIMMER
BY ADRIAN COLE
A ride in harmony.
SUBWAY BY JOSH SAPAN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 43 OP-ED 43
Awww hell, Ann, I ain’t got it. I’ve got twelve kids to feed and a business to run.
COLLECT CALL FROM AUNT ANN BY ELIZABETH CHRISTIE 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 43 READ ONLINE
What I see frightens me.
JAMES BOND. OR IS IT? BY POLINA SIMAKOVA AKA AGRIPPINA DOMANSKI 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 42 READ ONLINE
Tap through a few Snapchat stories. Taylor texts me again.
THREE DAYS IN DECEMBER BY MAXIMUS ADARVÉ 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 42 READ ONLINE
You're a star in the making. Feel good?
IT’S SUPPOSED TO BE FUN BY ZACH SWISS 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 42 EEAD ONLINE
Before Trump I was normal.
TRUMP STUFF BY KATHRYN BUCKLEY 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 41 READ ONLINE
You hate me because I have this.
LONELY AT THE TOP BY DONNA DALLAS 34thParallel Magazine Issue 40
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
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
She’d been wishing that she’d never arrive.
CANDOR, EVEN WITH ONESELF BY ROBERT EARLE 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 38
SHROUDING CEREMONY BY TALA ABU RAHMEH 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 15 I sleep next to your dead body.
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
The delicate etch of your electronic texts: You confound me.
THE THING I FEAR BY KATE BUCKLEY 34thPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 10
She takes out a manuscript titled Andy vs Adolf.
MY ULTRA BY ALEXANDER J MOTYL 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 28
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
 That’ll get you the best sex of your life.
FEMALE JESUS BY DOROTHY CHAN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 29
There's a story here. Perhaps just not the one you’re looking for.
GONE BY BERNIE HAFELI 34thParallel Magazine Issue 40
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
It's not hard to be happy.
NOT HARD BY KIRSTEN JONES NEFF 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 08
I want to know you’ll be making the best of things.
THE LIGHTNESS OF FEET BY DIGBY BEAUMONT 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 05
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