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Her happy life vanishes forever.

NIGHTSHIFT BY LINDSAY SMITH 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 91


Renata doesn’t see Little Josh tottering in the driveway, doesn’t hear him yelling, mummy wait.

Unearthing the self-love

i buried so deeply.

UNEARTHING AND PRECIPICE BY NICOLE AMADOR 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 91

It was nice, kids

just being kids.

KIDS BY ALEX HABER 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 91


It pissed him off, the moms who dumped their kids and vanished, like the world wasn’t some terrible, dangerous place.

He remembers when he walked

and ran and controlled his fate.

He will not surrender.

THE FALL BY ELIZABETH HILL 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 91

We are both fireflies.

Deep/ runs the bloodtooth into the streams of our bodies/ and I know you slay to forget and I drown/ to remember and we are both fireflies/ in the starlight as our humming/ becomes the theme song/ in which we jacket ourselves.

MY BUFFED UP LIFE SELECTIONS BY ERIK FUHRER 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 91