220 September, 2015

Will Eskridge

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Issue No. 220 ~ September, 2015

People keep telling you you look exactly like this other person. You realize you must be pretty similar when strangers start walking up to you and continuing conversations you've never had. I’ve been thinking about what you said the other day.

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Perfecting Paradoxes

Issue No. 220 ~ September, 2015

My apartment. Oh, my apartment. How it breaks Kuwaiti taboo. I live in it as an unwed person. Abuse it like a true bachelor. Against Kuwaiti norms. Against Kuwaiti laws. With blind eyes turning every which way. Cash is king, second to corruption. I rent …


Issue No. 220 ~ September, 2015

I told the cops, “We went as far as the car would take us.” “Why don’t we go over this one more time,” the first cop says, shaking his head. I begin again. “When it ran out of gas, we had to abandon it behind …

The Jerry Can

Issue No. 220 ~ September, 2015

When I saw Melita walking across the street with a jerry can, I took note. It was not so much the jerry can that intrigued me, it was her leaving her house. I’d never actually seen her in the full light of day and her …