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It’s not hard to be happy.

NOT HARD BY KIRSTEN JONES NEFF 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 08

Remember that life is funny. It is also a gift. Life is a funny gift.


JE SUIS UN ARTISTE BY KYLE MANGAN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 08

Tell me what you see in your mind’s eye.

HEALING BY ALEXANDER CARPENTER 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 08

“Tell me what you see,” the healer woman said. “Tell me what you see in your mind’s eye.”

“Falstaff,” my brother said.

“Falstaff?” she asked.

“It’s from Shakespeare,” I told the woman.

“I know it’s from Shakespeare,” she whispered, as if to not disrupt the flow of energy. “I just don’t know if it counts as a word.”

Then he said, close to her ear, “So—would you like to spend the night with a future rock star?”

INNERSPACE BY DAVID W LANDRUM 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 08

She almost laughed at him. She said it might be nice but she needed to go.


She lives for this.

SPEED OF LIGHT BY HELEN SILVERSTEIN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 08

Angelina reaches for her pack of cigarettes and pulls the lighter plug. She likes that red glow, the feel of the smoke filling her lungs, the feel of her strength as she blows all that smoke out through her nose, blows out all that shit from the day and guns the car a bit more.




34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 08

JE SUIS UN ARTISTE BY KYLE MANGAN, BORROWING THE HOUSE FOR THE WEEKEND BY DAVID BARNES, HEALING BY ALEXANDER CARPENTER, SPEED OF LIGHT BY HELEN SILVERSTEIN, FRESH VOICES BY ALLISON RITTO, LITTLE MOMENTS I REGRET BY LINDSEY DANIS, APPLIANCES BY TSIPI KELLER, LOVE FWD’D ON BY CHRIS VAUGHAN, INNERSPACE BY DAVID LINDRUM, THE LI’L DISCIPLE BY PHIL REDMON, MRS TUCCI’S TREE BY JAN DONLEY, NOT HARD BY KIRSTEN JONES NEFF, THROWN BY HEATHER DERR-SMITH, IN THE MEANTIME BY AC GELLER, LOVE BUGS BY JEN KINDBOM, WEDDING BY CATHRYN BALES, THE PHOENIX IS DEAD BY ALEXANDRA SEIDEL, THINGS TO DO BEFORE I DIE BY AIMEE ODENS


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