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Sprinkle this night in wax, beloved, And watch it Drop everlasting into unity With your most gentle touch.

To a Painter by Michael Peck 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 01

When music beat me up and threw me out of the car I began to write.

AFTER THE MUSIC BY DAVE MORRISON 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 01

Blink, blink: 
I love you. Blinkity-blink: 
I am your Sweetheart.

GOOD GIRLS BY ALICE SHIN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 01

34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 01

GOOD GIRLS

ALICE SHIN

ONE MORE THING

STEFAN SCHUMACHER

FAILING SYLVIE

SUSAN BREEDEN

INVISIBLE

ROSALIA SANFILIPPO

MARTIN AND ANDREA, WHY DO YOU
ALWAYS LOOK IN THE MIRROR?

DAVID MILLER

GREAT-GREAT-GREAT

PATRICK COLE

THE NUVARING

DEANNA ROY

PROPHECY

JOHN JANDA

LONELY BICEPS

JAKE EPSTINE

BACKWARDS IS MEMORY

MICHAEL OVERA

COMMITMENT

ELIZABETH CASTORIA

IRAQ, YES IRAQ

GREG GERKE

ECLIPSE

RACHELLE HAFEN

TO A PAINTER

MICHAEL PECK

MY LOVE

DAVE MORRISON

NOTHING OF VALUE IN THIS CAR

JAMES GORMLEY

KNOCKING ON

JAMES MEREDITH

SECOND THOUGHTS

KELLY DESILET

PLAY... PAUSE... REWIND

MEALEE THOMAS

FORGET THE SMOKE

COLIN DARDIS

ONE BLOCK OFF THE STRIP

LORI KOZLOWSKI

REHEARSING IN THE DARK

JUDY KABER

SLEEPY TRANSIENCE

COREY EVANS

WHAT WE’VE CREATED HERE

HOWARD MCKENZIE-MURRAY

BURDENS

CHER’LEY GROGG

REFLECTIONS

JM PENGELLY

LOST SPOUSE

MICHAEL LEE JOHNSON

MAN & TROLLEY

ALAN EMMINS

THE EMOTION OF LIGHT

CHRIS NIESMERTELNY

AFTER THE MUSIC

DAVE MORRISON

CHOICE AND CIRCUMSTANCE

SUSAN BREEDEN

WRITING FOR KICKS

ROSALIA SANFILIPPO

MEETING PLACE

DAVID MILLER

MAN & GOLF BUGGY

ALAN EMMINS

MURDEROUS GIG

DEANNA ROY

READ RAGE

SHARON HARRIOTT

UNDERWATER

CHRIS NIESMERTELNY

MORNING FOG

JOHN WAYNE MCCLUNG, JR

COUNTRY ROAD NEAR BOLOGNA

FABIO SASSI

AUSTIN, TEXAS

DEANNA ROY

 

Meanwhile in the city overrun with freeways and reality stars, a girl looking for a Good Time was on the verge of exhaustion. After a dozen too many midnight drinks and impromptu sleepovers with beautiful men, she just wanted that Good Man: a man who would climb heaven and earth to rescue her from the clutches of debauchery, a man who wouldn’t leave as soon as the sun rose, telling her, in his own absent little way, that she wasn’t, after all, the most gorgeous woman he had ever met.

 

THE 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE BY MARTIN CHIPPERFIELD 34THPARALLEL@GMAIL.COM