The Maroon

N.O.

N.O.

November 20, 2014

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Divergent Planes Part Twelve: Sam travels further down his own psyche

Adam Albaari

November 20, 2014

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“You have to face your fears, Sam,” Dr. Wright said. I walked toward the bridge almost involuntarily. At a half-step away, I could see the splinters in the wood and the fraying braids on the rope that held it together. I ...

Green Mosaic

Alex Koplan

November 13, 2014

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I came home to a dark room Casually lit to my mind set. I thought things couldn’t be so bad So I emptied the trash out And turned all the lights on Called my mom, said “I love you” She responded with her voicemail...

Divergent Planes Part Eleven: Sam is transported to a mental Manhattan

Adam Albaari

November 13, 2014

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A cold wind suddenly whipped my face. I saw that Dr. Wright and I were standing on top of a tall building in Manhattan. Below us were countless cars stuck in traffic bordered by the swarms of people. “I can see the whole city from up ...

Divergent Planes Part Ten: Sam hears of extra dimensional parasites

Adam Albaari

November 11, 2014

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“So if none of this is real and if you and this whole building are just some manifestation of some other alien or something, then how do you know so much about me?” I asked. “If you’re asking about how I was able to ...

Closing

Ellen McCusker

October 30, 2014

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I ran out of books to read when I was nine years old so I lay awake at night, telling myself a story that became everyone you love will die. The children do not know that this is why we grow wrinkles: aspects of our skin fa...

Divergent Planes Part Nine: Dr. Wright reveals her true nature to Sam

Adam Albaari

October 30, 2014

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“Every person I treat sees me as someone that they trusted as a child. Sometimes it’s teachers, like me. Sometimes it’s mentors or family members.”

Rilassati, Bambina

Rose Dicks

October 24, 2014

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There’s a language lying somewhere between Italian and English that only bewildered tourists and Italian grandmothers, or nonnas, speak.  It consists in simple phrases repeated once for good measure, and you become proficien...

Divergent Planes Part Eight: Sinister forces behind Sam’s hallucinations

Adam Albaari

October 24, 2014

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“Mr. Whitman.” Dr. Wright’s eyebrows perked up when she saw me enter her office. “I didn’t expect you to come back so soon.” She led me into her office and closed the door. I sat down in the same chair as I did t...

Grand Coteau

Anna Schulte

October 3, 2014

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God holds my body like the boy did when he took me by the waist and lifted me from the concrete he spun me in circles i was a single chrysanthemum against his chest. when spring break came i curtseyed into the louisiana d...

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