VOLUME 7, ISSUE 2, FALL 2022

 Content

In My Right Mind
HEIKKI HUOTARI

Hondeydew, Don’tcha Know You Cantaloupe with The Melon Man
GERARD SARNAT

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ALEX BASTANTIANINI

Tomorrow Could Be a Sonnet
VALERIE SOPHER

My Mother’s Strainer
DIANA RAAB

A Parting is Still a Part & Whereabouts Unknown
ELI COYLE

Roaring Twenties
OLIVIA THORNE

Incident in the Tunnel
KATE STANNER-MAXWELL

Fall Back to the Foxholes of Nothingness
JAMES BRADLEY

My Scheme
Ben Nardolilli

Deliriums & Plese
MARY McCARTHY

Run Rabbit
NATHANIEL CHEW

Treatment Plan
JADE WOOTTON

Out of Control
SELENA COTTE

No, or Reflections on California After an Absence of Years
LEX KOSIERADZKI

Commute
ANNA LAURA FALVEY

Warm Drives
QUIN WILLETS

Portrait in Blue
V.A. BETTENCOURT

Comatose
M. BLAIN-HARTUNG

No daisy, no grass
LUCIE CULERRIER

The Good It
BRYANA LORENZO

The Old Mansion
ANITA RONCHINI

Courage Anniversary & Rebirth
ANITA BASU

Don’t Throw The Nuclear Football & Free Store
JIM ROSS

Babel
ANU POHANI

Crossroads
DIA VANGUTEN

Anxious, Can’t Sleep
ALLYSON RIDDLE

This Body is Mine
PAVEL PARAMONOV

The House on Cedar Drive
ELIZABETH JAEGAR

Wall Street’s Dirty Secret
CAILEAN SHELLEY

The Gorge & Epoch & Marker & Gyre
DENNIS JONES

Choice & Odesa
CHRISTIAN PIETRAPIANA

Monoliths #28 & Monoliths #33 & Monoliths #49
MARKS GENS

Glitch
FABIO SASSI

Prehistoric Scenery
DAN GONEN

Order of Chaos
LORE SKOULATOS

Masthead

Senior Editors

Michael Savio, Fiction

Alessandra Abate, Nonfiction

Harry Huang, Poetry

Lore Skoulatos, Poetry

Hazel Ma, Art

Noel Dempsey, Social Media

Rachel Rosado, Web

Fiction Editors

Mina Abida

Allyson Riddle

Emily Kluin

Nonfiction Editors

Joanna Jeya

Hijab Ahmed

Rowan Toke

Edwin Brun

Nicky Kashani

Sai Panguluri

Poetry Editors

Jagriti Sharma

Daniel Merritt

Art Editors

Sylvia Juliana Riveros Tores

Noel Dempsey

Nikki Humble

Art Editors

Noel Dempsey

Sylvia Juliana Riveros Torres

Our publication is thankful to JJ Jacquet and Nicole Pandolfo, we could not have done this without you.

Caustic Frolic is a peer-edited graduate student-run journal founded by New York University’s Center for Experimental Humanities and supported by a GSAS Student Life grant.