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10 Questions for Matt W. Miller

- By Edward Clifford

How they get you is first they give you more
to do by rolling out two more machines
but slowing down each loom to 100 beats
a minute to mitigate the impact of working
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10 Questions

10 Questions for April Blevins Pejic

- By Edward Clifford

“If Pappaw hadn’t been murdered, I wouldn’t even consider doing this test. Yet, here I am. Against my better judgment, I spit into the plastic tube then check to see if I’ve reached the fill line. Not even close. I suck the inside of my cheeks to produce more saliva and spit again and again until the tube is full.”—from “Genetic Driftwood” Volume 60, Issue 4 (Winter 2019)
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10 Questions for David Torneo

- By Edward Clifford

my mother was never mistaken
for a junkshop trumpet
or a yard sale saxophone, not even a xylophone
with its teeth knocked out,
nor was she a late night
tone deaf lounge siren,
but there was enough cacophony
and wild-ass mock jubilation
crueler than money
pouring out of the instrument of her throat
to stun a family of bison,

from “Friday Night Fights,” Volume 60, Issue 4 (Winter 2019)...


10 Questions

10 Questions for Kristina Kay Robinson

- By Edward Clifford

The first man Kalo ever loved was a hustler—a killer, too. In that way she was blessed. He taught her two things (more, but this is what she will share): all you got in this life is your balls and your word; play your hand close to your chest. The city Kalo grew up in changes infinitely and infinitesimally by the square foot. Dead men, ghosts, babies, slave ships, the drums, and jewelry (who knows how they got it on board), all these things crowd the sidewalks and jam up all the doorways, which are filled with bullet holes.from ...


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