Restless: An E-Zine

Exquisite Corpses at the 2016 Buffalo Small Press Book Fair

Exquisite Corpse is a story-telling game in which you can only see the most recent sentence. Here’s what attendees to the 2016 Buffalo Small Press Book Fair came up with. Saturday It’s a dog’s life, digging past the dirt, only to reveal the bones and the occasional frozen corpses of Read More

“Chinglish vs Americhina” by Yuan Changming

Under our great gunvernment Which now hates z-turning most Our society is a true socialist democrazy Full of shitizens (and stupigs) While many a department and its head Are trying to pursue propoorpty As well as a fine sexretary Most other chinsumers love to Demonstrate their amimale In front of Read More

“Perseid” by Stephanie Schultz

When you see it you’ll know it’s not your eyes playing tricks the bats swooping through the air (not) seeing streaks across the northeast sky comet tails, the proof of shooting stars. It will come suddenly you’ll gasp and I’ll say “What, what” and you’ll wonder from the top of Read More

“With Small Love” by Christopher D. DiCicco

We embrace becoming one, shrinking down to something smaller—like newlyweds learning love, we marry ourselves to the idea—a tiny house and each other. We want one. A marriage. A tiny house. A relationship planted in the cracks between Montana and the Canadian wilderness where we dissolve into our simplest form. Read More

“Riding the borrowed cow back home” by Kelli Allen

Do not expect me to court forgetfulness, not now after I have allowed you to hug my grief under more than a willow. You slept all night with every window closed and this perishable body memorized the recklessness of your stillness. We confessed so little, but I found this poem Read More