August 2018

MetaphorosisTable of Contents

  • The Bagel Shop Owner’s Nephew — J. Tynan Burke
  • Upon the Fallen Leaves of the Gingko Tree — Mads Alvey
  • Just a Fire — A. Martine
  • All the Colors I Cannot See — L’Erin Ogle
  • Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost — Douglas Anstruther

Cover art by Julia Naurzalieva.

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Nobody’s Daughters and the Tree of Life – L’Erin Ogle

The sun is just bellying up above the skyline and light filters through the world. I turn Star away from the Deadlands, where there aren’t any trees or shrubs and the sun has scorched the ground into big puzzle pieces. A long time ago, there used to be fertile land here, like our farm a mile down the road, but Nobody happened and now nothing grows. Nobody’s story is sort of like The Nightmare Man,…

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A question for L’Erin Ogle

Q: Are you optimistic about the future of humanity?

A: Yes, definitely. I remember watching a tragic event on the news years ago and seeing people run to help others despite the risk to their safety. Good will always triumph over evil.


L’Erin Ogle’s story “Nobody’s Daughter and the Tree of Life” was
published on Friday, 8 June 2018.

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