Archive for category: Love and Heartbreak

“The Joke” by Tracie Pascoe-Lark

“The Joke” by Tracie Pascoe-Lark

topic: LOVE AND HEARTBREAK medium: TEXT/PHOTO  Girl walks in to a bar: Mouldy ceiling, sticky floor Broken mic, hormones galore Fluro lights, smoky faces Man in the corner dealing aces. The darkness awakens you. Now they know your name You’ve played the game You’ve built a bed in the sticky nest […]

Lori Bizzoco

Lori’s Nugget: “Shelve Your Fears”

I met Lori Bizzoco for the first time when she lost her phone and I let her use mine at an uptown New York party. As soon as we started talking, we realized how much we had in common: a thirst for fame, childhood loneliness, partying habits. As I got […]

“Love’s Apetite Unsated” by Zachary Kanin, Brooklyn

“Love’s Apetite Unsated” by Zachary Kanin, Brooklyn

topic: LOVE AND HEARTBREAK medium: ILLUSTRATION

Love Square by Maida Sheikh

It’s fair to say that I have become intolerant. I’ve come to detest that face. The way the lips curl up in a mean snarl or ‘I-know-it-all’ smirk- wish i could slap it into a wall. So here we are, staring at each other, wondering why we’re even wasting our […]

Fully Broken by Georgij Oroschakoff

“I know you will think I am crazy but I have felt this way for a long time”, she says, and the words hover between us, slowly mixing with the thick smoke of our cigarettes. The scene reminded me a little of those old fairytales I used to read, where […]

“Love” by Tracie Lark

What happens when you leave your husband with no reason or explanation? Reaction 1: You are seeing someone else. No. Reaction 2: You are mentally Ill. No. Reaction 3: You must be a lesbian then, aren’t you? No. The worst part about leaving my husband is not the accusations but […]

“Tenderfoot” by Philip Hodges, NYC

“Tenderfoot” by Philip Hodges, NYC

Here’s Philip’s take on Love and Heartbreak.   

“32” by Atisha Paulson

“32” by Atisha Paulson

topic: LOVE AND HEARTBREAK medium: TEXT 32 years of life on this planet and what do I have to show for it? I still haven’t had one successful relationship with a woman. I can’t even say with certainty that I’ve ever even dated a woman. They’ve all been little girls. […]

Great Expectations by Kate Dupuis

Perhaps the worst way to deal with a break-up is to blame yourself for it. Were you not good enough? Did you do something wrong? But are these the questions you should be asking yourself? Kate Dupuis’s narrator asks these questions in the tale for today (Nov 5), but where […]