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Friday Smackdown: Rapscallions of the Air

1 week ago

When the wind took our white knuckle fears, rapscallions of the air, nurtured on the updrafts, while stole away we lay in an aft cargo bay, living on rationed water…


Friday Smackdown: Clank Split Portside

2 weeks ago

A wind blew that hadn’t since the days we bore through the outer hull. Long before it was but metal clanks, a photo and endless picking at the wall with…


Friday Smackdown: Squirrel-bone Stump Leg

3 weeks ago

He was a wee titmouse with an apple and a bag of cracked corn. A long journey lay ahead, fortunate to have a new mechanical leg to replace the squirrel-bone…


Friday Smackdown: Vein Blade Pop-Out

4 weeks ago

A small plan hatched from beneath an elderberry tree. The five had their suits, goggles, razor loaded pulse rifles and a penchant for adventure. Once aboard the carrier high overhead,…


Friday Smackdown: Troll Box Socks

1 month ago

A little troll in green pajamas, ate a raisin biscuit. Atop a box in too big socks and sitting on mouse, he dreamed of jars, of capturing stars and mixing…


Friday Smackdown: Pummeled Meat Shanks

1 month ago

When the form took shape in the back of the latched, palm-leaf hutch, the entire building shuddered. It was more massive than the last with every bit the desire to…


Friday Smackdown: Flare Pop Face Jiggle

2 months ago

The flares flew, hitting against the fiber shell of our helmets. Sparks fell like the bright casts of rake beetles after sipping warm lava from a rock mop bucket. The…


Friday Smackdown: Flute Chewer

2 months ago

‘Wow,’ it said in an electronic voice close to the noise one makes when burned with a hot flask of fermented herring. We were shocked. First, that it spoke, or…


Friday Smackdown: Wee Eel Soliloquy

3 months ago

The tickle came not from the left, but from the right, along the edge of the ear then into the canal. Once the tail disappeared, so did the tickles. All…