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2022 November Snippet
I did! I did!

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As you can imagine, there’s a lot of LOUD people lumbering down the streets of New York City. Case in point, I was walking through the Union Square Farmer’s Market this Saturday and a 35 year old guy started screaming,… Continue Reading →

2022 November
I did! I did! by Anya

“I did! I did!“Mother I actually did! She knew not of a life other,I have been nothing if not a teaching mother,She’s grasped my technique, perfected my touch,She peeled back skin and casted toward the hutch,The rats devoured the leathery… Continue Reading →

2022 November
I did! I did! by Aidan

I did, I did!I kept pulling on the chain.I know that my pulling is all in vain,the chain disappears in the fog but I continue to pull.I’ve been told that pulling on the chain is a waste of energy. I’ve… Continue Reading →

2022 November
Bad Day at the Zoo by Mason

“I did, I did”Said the serpent to the kidSlithering across the lidWhere the little one now hid“Down my throat they slid,And the same to you, I now bid.” Through the cracks, the serpent spyingThe boy, solemnly crying“You may not live,… Continue Reading →


2022 November

The Influence of a Broken World by Alyssa

“I did! I did!” Life spins and crashes to the groundThrough the maze; around and aroundBlurred and fadedDark and jaded Sweet-tart fragrance floats through the airMuffled tones begin the prayerSilence envelopes the spaceSmiles pull towards my face Whispers gathered round… Continue Reading →

2022 October
Easy to be a chef, by Brady

“It must be so easy to be a chef around here” I heard my partner say while walking past the blocks and blocks dedicated fully to nourishing the surrounding community. “Easy to get a job sure, but being a chef?… Continue Reading →

2022 October
Easy to be a chef, by Mason

“It must be so easy to be a chef around here.” That’s what the little child told me, as I brought him through my hut, filled with all the herbs and spices known to man. I chuckled, looking down at… Continue Reading →

2022 October
Easy to be a chef, by Anya

———-“It must be so easy to be a chef around here! There’s markets at every corner.” I rolled my eyes and scoffed; does this man really think his taxi driver wants to make conversation at 2 am? ———- The once… Continue Reading →

2022 October
Corporate Cold Blood, by Dakota C

You would think It must be easy to be a chef around here,But otherwise you may find my crimes bring a bloody tear,Discarded flesh is chopped aside when purpose has gone astray,My workers toil with every day discarded as I… Continue Reading →

2022 October
Take a look at yourself, by Dan

“It must be so easy to be a chef around here,” my reflection in the small mirror above the sink said, “there are no other restaurants in town.” I stared, eyebrows raised just a little. I wasn’t sure I’d seen… Continue Reading →

2022 October
The Feeding, by Alyssa

“It must be so easy to be a chef around here,” I commented to no one. At least 30 people were outside eating food I had never seen before from the downtown restaurants. The sun was bright, the wind rustled… Continue Reading →

2022 October
Easy to be a chef by Aidan

It must be so easy to be a chef around here,Because no one will run in fear! This market is a paradise with lots of meat! You can chop their butt,And slice their gut and none will bat an eye,… Continue Reading →

2022 October Snippet
Easy to be a chef

One of the hardest businesses to get started in New York City is the restaurant business. It’s UNBELIEVABLY hard! People will be in the middle of setting up a new cafe, and just give up, leaving it half finished, walking… Continue Reading →

2022 September
Kick you in the face spicy, Jacob

‘It’s not kick-you-in-the-face spicy, it’s just right’ read one of many flashing billboards as I walk these busy streets. I’ve been wandering aimlessly in this city for the past half hour, trying to find my way back to the hotel… Continue Reading →

2022 September
Kick you in the face spicy, by Shannon

“It’s not ‘kick you in the face’ spicy”, she says before turning towards me. “What does that even mean?” She adds. Still, I can’t take my eyes off of the dollar signs on that big red sign. It reads “$$Hot… Continue Reading →

2022 September
Kick you in the face spicy, by Keegan

“It’s not kick-you-in-the-face spicy, it’s: fire-breathing-dragon-guzzling-gasoline spicy.” Well that’s certainly an interesting subject line. I thought, immediately captivated by the colorful vocabulary. As a successful food critic, I naturally received hundreds of emails per day of restaurant owners requesting I… Continue Reading →

2022 September
Kick you in the face spicy, by Alyssa

October“It’s not, ‘kick you in the face’ spicy, it’s more of a rising tension then boom kind of spicy.” As I was discussing various details of the new romance novel I’m reading, there he was, the most beautiful person I… Continue Reading →

2022 September
Kick you in the face spicy, by Mason

It’s not kick you in the face spicy,It’s slap you upside the head feisty.The little round soldier first attacked the throat,Charging across a fiery moat,Bringing all the heat, any one could musterCausing the complexion surely to flusterThe tears begin to… Continue Reading →

2022 September
The Cave, by Aidan

“It’s not kick you in the face spicy,” my brother said in a joking tone when eating the meat my father always brought back from his hunts. I was having the same dream every night about my family and that… Continue Reading →

2022 September
Blazin’, by Dan

It’s not kick you in the face spicy,But it sure as hell ain’t mild.It’s up around the hellfire range,But not so raw defiled.It’ll punch you in the ****,And then laugh to see you cry.You’ll be sweating, you’ll be sickYou’ll be… Continue Reading →

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