Do you need me to go to Western Union? my mom would ask. Yeah, my dad would say, let’s send the old girl something. Get her something to eat. COLLECT C…
He didn’t want the box. He didn’t want anything. NAPLES FLORIDA BY ALISON CHRISTY 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 06 He got the call on Thursday and booked…
“How do you know someone didn’t dream you up? A child, maybe, asleep right now in”—he waves his hand—“China. And when that someone wakes up, you’ll cea…
A man thrust his way past Clarissa onto the escalator in Grand Central, she rifled frantically through her bag for her phone. Shaking her head, she wen…
PAGE SIX BY KEVIN GANNAWAY 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 44 The more photogenic half of an antique Vichyssois aquamarine mannequin head updates its inani…
Do the calculations: if you spend 3 hours a day watching television, by day 8 you will have spent 1 full day, and 365 divided by 8 is a little greater …
So tonight I’ll have the Ai Funghi Misti. It was a brilliant New York gambit, I thought, eat the thing you think you cannot eat. SALUTE! BY CLARK HOLTZ…
He didn’t look like that statue when he died. He was lying in a ditch next to two other soldiers and his eyes were wide open and staring at the sky. RU…
FLY ME TO THE MOON BY KARINA RODRIGUEZ 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 44 Fly me to the moon Let me play among the stars The car radio always seemed to pla…
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THE LILY BY GAITEE ARA SIDDIQI The deep red crimson lily Beckons from a distance And I am drawn to it Like a moth to a flame Its tongue hangs out Panti…
THE WAR BY SALLY K LEHMAN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 87 Don’t know where they came from but two flies are on the windshield – combating, seemingly con…