JULY ISSUE

Where are my teeth? | Poems --- Lynn Crosbie
The Open Air: Fiction --- Matthew Jakubowski
Saying I Love You Khmer-American Style: Memoir --- Bunkong Tuon
Ain’t We Got Fun: War, Video Games, and the Nonviolence Playbook — Diane Lefer
Late Prose of First Years: Autobiography --- Pierre Joris
Z: Short Story in Translation --- Julián Herbert
Top of the Page --- Art Made of Books
Summer Heat: The Shape of Things to Come --- The July Issue Preview
Where are my teeth? | Poems --- Lynn Crosbie

Where are my teeth? | Poems — Lynn Crosbie

Falling golf balls: they are birds, I tell him, and he is embarrassed. / “I’m just trying to figure things out,” he says. // What and when he sees is a mystery to us…

The Open Air: Fiction --- Matthew Jakubowski

The Open Air: Fiction — Matthew Jakubowski

She had listened to the buildings, knew the meaning of their sounds and vulnerabilities. She liked how the towers swayed and creaked a little in high winds, like old ships rocking the crew to sleep.

Saying I Love You Khmer-American Style: Memoir --- Bunkong Tuon

Saying I Love You Khmer-American Style: Memoir — Bunkong Tuon

“She risked her life to feed you. If the Khmer Rouge had found out, she would have been ‘disappeared.’ That’s how much she loves you.”

Ain’t We Got Fun: War, Video Games, and the Nonviolence Playbook — Diane Lefer

Ain’t We Got Fun: War, Video Games, and the Nonviolence Playbook — Diane Lefer

My group wiped out some insurgents and didn’t kill any civilians…In the end, we’re blown up by a roadside bomb.

Late Prose of First Years: Autobiography --- Pierre Joris

Late Prose of First Years: Autobiography — Pierre Joris

Is there life before reading? I am not certain — & grow less certain as time passes, as I grow old & memory, like nostalgia, isn’t what it used to be.

Z: Short Story in Translation --- Julián Herbert

Z: Short Story in Translation — Julián Herbert

Once the sickness is contracted, the organism is defined by two characteristics: first, the unstoppable anxiety of having to feed on human flesh…

Top of the Page --- Art Made of Books

Top of the Page — Art Made of Books

Numéro Cinq has a long suit in book art, art made from books, hybrid book art, and text off the page. Much of this is due to Nance Van Winckel who has gradually built a grand digital exhibition hall of amazing art.

Summer Heat: The Shape of Things to Come --- The July Issue Preview

Summer Heat: The Shape of Things to Come — The July Issue Preview

Call it Summer Heat, the sun stroke issue, because…because, well, it’s hot and this issue sizzles (um, as they all do these days) with the macabre and the dead (not all of it, but some).

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