34THPARALLEL INDIE LITMAG DIGITAL & PRINT

You’re a star in the making. Feel good?

IT’S SUPPOSED TO BE FUN BY ZACH SWISS 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 42

Now nothing is working, her serve has gone limp, her movement is sluggish. As the games tick away panic clouds her judgment. She tries to make every serve an ace, every groundstroke a winner, most miss and the sense of panic rises, a self-defeating loop. 

Why are we even here?  

What were you thinking?

BELONGING BY DAVID LANGLINAIS 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 42

He turned the car and then they were headed down a narrow street.  Parked cars lined both sides of the street, leaving only enough room for a single car to pass.  Up ahead, people stood around, silhouetted in the wash of light from an oncoming car. 

“Oh, crap,” Jack said, slowing and then stopping the car.  They sat idling in the middle of the street.

“Shit, man, where the hell are you taking us?” Danny shouted.  “Why are we even down here?  What were you thinking?”

“Hey, I’m just following the fucking map, okay?” Jack said.  Now he was yelling.

“Well, goddammit, turn around!  You’re scaring the crap out of me!”


34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 42

THREE DAYS IN DECEMBER BY MAXIMUS ADARVÉ, THE NAME IS BOND, JAMES BOND, OR IS IT? BY POLINA SIMAKOVA AKA AGRIPPINA DOMANSKI, PASSING FROM COMMON LAW INTO FOREVER BY KAREN BREMER MASUDA, BELONGING BY DAVID LANGLINAIS, WINTER FORECAST BY TERI MAYOR, IT’S SUPPOSED TO BE FUN BY ZACH SWISS.