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Wish-Fulfilling Jewels & the Poet by John Giorno

My name is Donus Pane et Vinum.
I was born in 1250 in Barletta, Apulia.
My older brother Gualtarius Pane et Vinum 
is the ancient great-grandfather of poet John Giorno
through his grandmother Maria Panevino, his father’s
     mother.
I was a monk in retreat for many years,
and now a priest for forty years in the Basilica di
     Santa Maria Maggiore.

Lucile Hadžihalilović’s Evolution by Sabine Russ
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What would life be like if nature had selected the male body to gestate and deliver offspring? What if women had evolved to be on the more pleasurable side of procreation while men endured its discomforts (if not labor pain, then at least an average of 2,400 days of bleeding through adolescence and adulthood)?

The Good Farmer and the Bad Farmer, A Story of Woodchuck by Ted Pelton

Woodchuck was wandering on a path through woods one day when his leg caught in some vines.

Three Stories by S.D. Chrostowska

Pillars

Somewhere on the crossroads of history they stood: the pillar of Salt and the pillar of Fire. 

Mercè Rodoreda’s Death in Spring by Katherine Elaine Sanders

Open Letter, 2009

Mercè Rodoreda (1908–1983), often acclaimed as the greatest modern Catalan author, worked as a seamstress and wrote novels while in exile in France and Switzerland for over 20 years during Franco’s regime. 

Giant by Josiah Bancroft
Josiah Bancroft

Giant

The giant is dead; died of natural causes

Love (ii) by Ben Ehrenreich
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This First Proof contains the story “Love (ii).”

Belisario by Virgilio Piñera

This First Proof contains the story Belisario, translated by Mark Schafer.

Trace Elements of Random Tea Parties by Felicia Luna Lemus
Mark Tambella: A La MaMa Baby Grows Up by Roberto Juarez
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After 20 years of capturing the particular light of the Lower East Side with oil paints and canvas, Mark Tambella receives a solo showing at La MaMa La Galleria.

Robin Winters by Betsy Sussler
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Artist Robin Winters talks about his assorted odd jobs, his cast of characters, and sets an ultimatum for the American government.

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