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My love, don’t let anyone in.

I HEARD HIS VOICE BY ATASH YAGHMAIAN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 70

I heard the Muslim call to prayer, but we were somewhere in the Lower East Side of New York City and there were no minarets. I strained my ears to listen. Children’s voices seemed to be coming from outside the window, though we were on the fourth floor. I let the sounds wash over me. 

Then the deep, soft voice of my Uncle Hossain filled my ears: “Azizam, movazeb baash kasi nayad too. My love, don’t let anyone in.”

You’re telling me you’ve eaten the original On the Road?

THE LOTUS EATERS BY TRAVIS DUNCAN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 70


34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 70

FRIDAY BY ADA ARDÉRE, I HEARD HIS VOICE BY ATASH YAGHMAIAN, THE MANUAL LOCK BY JAN BERLFEIN BURNS, MARIE ANGE BY PETER LEFCOURT, THE LOTUS EATERS BY TRAVIS DUNCAN, PURPLE HEART PURPLE CHEEKS BY PAMELA SUMNERS, THE MAN IN THE HAT BY SUE POWERS, HUB OF A WHEEL BY UTE CARSON, ROCK STAR AT LA SCALA BY DC DIAMONDOPOLOUS.