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Bagatelles and Bell’s Exit : Russell Persson

  Mittersill So as not to muck the sleep of his grandchildren he went to the front porch to use his cigar outside and stood there as such in night, the new quiet still unsure to settle, low dust in … Continue reading

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PAMELA RYDER Paradise Field

Let’s not futz around.  I’m old, a Jew, a man who, but for the fates in charge of the trivialities, might have been Ryder’s father.  Well, for all that, I am Ryder’s father or, anyhow, a father of Ryder and … Continue reading

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Proposition : Padgett Powell

You can’t ramble around the woods in your truck going to fish camps without drinking. You’ll meet up with an appointed manager of a landing that has one or two boats go out a day, or a week, and he’ll … Continue reading

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Thanks to The Millions for their support of Ottessa Moshfegh and Unsaid:   HOMESICK FOR ANOTHER WORLD, by Ottessa Moshfegh: “A long, dull day of jury duty in 2008 was redeemed by a lunchtime discovery of Unsaid magazine and its … Continue reading

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From the Unsaid Archives / Help Yourself! / Ottessa Moshfegh / (From Unsaid Three)

This is me: one out of billions, not destitute, never married, not well traveled, a fan for music, like those long drawling symphonies, church songs, blind men on the piano, all that beautiful misery. My name is Bettina Clark. I … Continue reading

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From the Unsaid Archive: Martin By Kate Wyer (From Unsaid Six)

1 My head becomes raw as the heat leaves. The heat leaves me through my head, my feet. The darkness of a snow-sky, a white-lie, and more snow coming. Black corn stalks sharp against my instep. I count my steps … Continue reading

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From the Unsaid Archives: The Warm Settlements By Michael Kimball (From Unsaid Six)

  I am so close to me she stays with me. Can you see from her all the way to the end of my life? We waited for the transformation together. I could listen to her body temperature and she … Continue reading

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