Last Week of the Month

Last Week of the Month Myka Owens Abstract: In this text, I give the reader a first-person view of my experience while incarcerated at the Broward County Jail on a charge that was immediately dismissed by the judge that I was brought upon. Though I felt the charge was ludicrous, [...]

Last Week of the Month2020-01-02T04:44:06+00:00

The Never-End of History: Finding Meaning in the World- Historical Moment

THE NEVER-END OF HISTORY: FINDING MEANING IN THE WORLD-HISTORICAL MOMENT Mark Howard INTRODUCTION In 1989 Francis Fukuyama1 claimed that the end of history was upon us; Liberal Democracy had prevailed in the social, political, and ideological unfolding of secular modernity, and competing social forms could no longer pretend to offer [...]

The Never-End of History: Finding Meaning in the World- Historical Moment2020-01-02T04:05:47+00:00

Fare

Fare Rowan O' Neal When the old man boarded the bus dragging his rolling metal basket, laden with groceries, he joked that he had nearly 200 pounds. The driver asked how far he was going, to which the old man replied, “Oh two, three stops, just up to the top [...]

Fare2020-01-02T01:25:44+00:00

On The Night You Were Angry

On The Night You Were Angry Fiona Haborak In the reflective glass, you spy a distorted version of yourself. An agitated woman stares back. So, you shrink a little further into yourself, shoulders hunched to avoid attention. Dark circles hang under your eyes far heavier than your Burlington bag bargain [...]

On The Night You Were Angry2020-01-02T00:45:42+00:00

The Rise and Fall of Prince Charming

The Rise and Fall of Prince Charming Mark Axelrod-Sokolov Not too long ago, but sometime after the break up, Malarkey happened to be in Paris for a writer’s conference. He generally avoided writers’ conferences because they tended to be a bit too pretentious for Malarkey, what with everyone there thinking [...]

The Rise and Fall of Prince Charming2020-01-02T00:38:37+00:00

Scotch

Scotch J. David Liss I  The train was about to pull out of Union Station, the conductor talking and talking over the loudspeaker system so that nobody could make a phone call. I’d gotten on board early and found my favorite seat — the aisle seat at the front of [...]

Scotch2020-01-02T00:28:14+00:00

Psychosomatic

Psychosomatic Sarah Jane Weill It was in her head. Mostly along the length of her jaw, radiating upwards and outwards and backwards so that it often gripped the whole globe of her skull. A gnawing pain. A sensation unlike anything she’d experienced before. Alive and furious at all hours.  Phoebe [...]

Psychosomatic2020-01-02T00:18:53+00:00

Free Counseling

Free Counseling Scott Reel “No one takes mental health seriously—or seriously takes people without mental health. I guess the result is the same. It’s easier nowadays to gain a handicap spot for being colorblind than it is an extension on a class paper for depression and anxiety. But that's not [...]

Free Counseling2020-01-02T00:02:32+00:00