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Role Playing Games Saved My Life

When I was in high school, my parents expressly forbade me from playing Dungeons and Dragons. This gateway drug into witchcraft, the occult, and ultimately, servitude to Satan, was to have no place in my life. These were the same … Continue reading

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Poem of the Month – “To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter” by Jesse Parent

Welcome to Poem of the Month!  An end(ish) of the month highlight of one poem I came across during the month that left a powerful impression on me. This month I’m highlighting Jesse Parent‘s “To the Boys Who May One Day Date … Continue reading

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Eyes on Target – Gender Free Labels

By now you have already heard about the controversy involving Target and its announcement to remove gender-based labeling from their toy department and kids’ bedding area. The internet, in typical fashion, rose up to voice their opinions regarding the change. Some were … Continue reading

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(Not) Giving In – A Friday Phrases Inspired Creation

She says, I’m tired. I can’t be here. I can’t live in this Constant knife to wrist Battle of the worst kinds of restless. And I want out. He says, You are the ground beneath me. Without you, I’m scared … Continue reading

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Artist Spotlight: Matt Davis

Lovecraftian crafter of the terrifyingly beautiful and strange, author of the gripping soon-to-be released Red Sky Blues, and powerful employer of evocative symbolism and metaphor, Rock and Hill Studio‘s Matt Davis is known for potent cover art and gracefully wicked imagery. Matt’s work is a haunting collection of mirrors … Continue reading

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The War of the Spider!

It was like any other late night call of nature. You wake up, your bladder demands satisfaction, but instead of leaping out of bed you wait a few moments hoping the urge will pass (without incident) because the bathroom is like three … Continue reading

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Speaking with Forest Fires

I bear the guilt of my fear. For not making sense to you. I had hoped You spoke In the language of smoke signals and body armor. Believing Setting myself on fire would be a brightly raised banner, Written on … Continue reading

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