fiction, poetry, a little craziness & more        February 2010
Gemini  Magazine
SHORT STORY
"THE SHOWER"
by Sharla Benson
"I know you like your ‘foo foo’
fancy ways, but don’t go
round there shamin’ me, actin’
like your mess don’t stank.
You hear me girl?”  
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YouTube POEM
"CHANGE"
by Smokey Miles
(music by Uberdan)
I was on top of a mountain on
some wild mountain range/
I looked down on the valley and
everything was strange  
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FLASH FICTION
"(Not) My Fairy Self"
by xTx
"Our kid is not going to be a
cigarette butt eating
retard,” he spits, arms
crossed.  
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POEM
"If You Can’t See Me, I Can’t See You
(sign at the back of a truck)"
by Changming Yuan
If she can’t kiss you, you can’t kiss her/
If you can’t put up with me, I can’t put up with you  
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POEM
"MAMBOMANIA"
by Aurora M. Lewis
Grooving to Perez Prado’s Cherry Pink/
And Apple Blossom White until he’d come home/
Smelling of liquor and women  
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POEM
"SKY NEWS
11 February 2009"
by Delfina Barschdorf
At first I saw a femur, then a tibia/
and I thought someone had killed
a cow.  
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POEM
"WHEN HE
LEAVES TOWN"
by Lyn Lifshin
a relief to not have/
his body, hips/
shaping, twisting me  
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SHORT STORY
"CRY OF THE AMAZON"
by Bernadete Piassa
After two days on the road, what
was supposed to have been an
adventurous and mysterious
honeymoon had turned into a
hot, tiring ordeal.  
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