34THPARALLEL INDIE LITMAG PRINT & DIGITAL

Her own version of an Asian Nerd Girl.

MUD CRABS IN THE GOBI DESERT BY EMILY TIAN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 82

I flew the Silk Road.

MAGIC FLYING CARPET BY ANTOINE POLGAR 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 82

Screw you, screw you. Bitch, bitch , bitch!

INSCREWABLE BY BEN UMAYAM 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 82

I think I know which green I want, which green is better.

GREENING BY MARY MANDEVILLE 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 82

I let the weeds stay. We make a kind of peace. Lean our heads together like sisters under the covers at night. I listen to their whispered secrets. Dandelion leaves are nutritious as Kale. Chicory Root is chalk full of fiber. Clover gives essential nitrogen to soil. These weeds have a wild will to live. I sister them, they sister me.


34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 82

GREENING BY MARY MANDEVILLE, INSCREWABLE BY BEN UMAYAM, MAGIC FLYING CARPET BY ANTOINE POLGAR, 

MUD CRABS IN THE GOBI DESERT BY EMILY TIAN.

She’d found the mannequins in the basement.

REAL ESTATE, RETAIL, & REALITY BY MOURA MCGOVERN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 25

She enjoyed watching the lights of the city turn on, from the spot that she liked to call “THE INTERSECTION OF REAL ESTATE, RETAIL, & REALITY”. (With caps and air quotes.) She was the one per cent. Her mannequins were the 99. Or maybe she was the 99 and her mannequins were the one per cent. “Whatever,” she thought. She was creating “CULTURE”. (With caps and air quotes.) 

I started to see 

some light in the world.

CUSTOM HEADPHONES BY MATTHEW MEAGHER 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 81

She captured the movement in still life.

ARTFUL BY KAREN BREMER MASUDA 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 81

See if God is listening. 

INTERNAL VOICES BY TRAVIS COBB 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 81

This time, dammit, she was going to vote no matter what.

DEMOCRACY BY JOHN ALLISON 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 75

We are on a slow-mo plane crash to species extinction.

WATCHING THE APOCALYPSE BY ISMAIL IBRAHIM 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 68

Everything, she thought,

is an accident of where you are.

STEALING HOME BY KAY BONTEMPO 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 78

I heard a woman say come here, Topaz.

FLOWERS IN THE HALLWAY BY ELLEN BLOOMENSTEIN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 79

Please tell me the truth, whatever it may be.

YOUR TRAPEZE SWINGER BY NICOLE MODUGNO 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 76

You will experience an electric shift.

HOROSCOPE BY JEAN COLONOMOS 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 75

I’d seen you before. Not you, but every other West Point-to-Kuwait-to-Some-Other-Place guy.

I KNEW YOU BY PHOEBE BROSNAN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 76

Seeking someone who understands that opposites are often the same thing.

APPLY BY MATTHEW DALEY 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 74