ISSUE EIGHT: Melty Slayers | ← first poem

Embody the state of the World


Bear this Fred running the woods, with
shouts. We just accepted that
a plan would risk auditing negative
technology and obscure
malice. And, to accept cyber attacks
forces the world beyond
institutionalized crime. There is no
me to prove newspapers’ purpose
is to articulate the nothing.

Erasure from Steven J. Ross. “Information Security Matters: Bear Acceptance.” ISACA Journal 4. 2014.

AP is a visual artist, writer and translator, who lives a stone's throw away from the birthplace of milk chocolate. Her latest work is forthcoming in Litro Magazine, 3 AM Magazine and The Vignette Review, among other venues. She has a photo blog at

ISSUE EIGHT: Melty Slayers | ← first poem

ISSUE Eight: Melty Slayers

Laurin DeChae
   Snakes & Ladders
   It Will Be Alive

Jessie Janeshek
   Future Girls with Bikinis
     beneath Bruce Springsteen Tees

Samantha Duncan

Kenzie Allen
   According to Science

Jessy Randall
   Here comes a poor woman
      from baby-land

   Here comes an old woman,
     nimble namble

Ruben Rodriguez
   Because I’m Bad Ass and
      I Said So

Colleen Coyne

Rob Cook
   Unmarked Neural Pathways

Jon Riccio
   The Area Code for ESP

Jennifer MacBain-Stephens

Roger Williams
   Come Eleven

Matthew Johnstone
   Boatship: Port Layout Gossips

Daniel Schwartz

Amy Carlberg

   Embody the State of the World