Origin Story

Origin Story

This afternoon, Iris’s mother plans to swallow a pill that will dissolved her thyroid gland, cure her hyperactive metabolic disorder, and turn her, temporarily, radioactive. She will lift the white pill over her blushed lips and open her teeth so that the chalky capsule can dissolve in her arteries and turn her blue veins nuclear. read more
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Red Tide

Robby Johnson sits at the bar drumming his fingers on a bottle of Bud. He’s been sitting in that same spot, two stools from the door, for the past two weeks. Since his dad and brother died. The only other person at the bar this early is Jimmy. read more

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Green Mountains Review, based at Johnson State College in Vermont, is a biannual, award-winning literary magazine publishing poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, literary essays, interviews, and book reviews by both well-known writers and promising newcomers.

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Baby Grand

Baby Grand

But I followed instructions! Wring blood from a stone and use the drops as lip gloss./ My new job is branding mascara. This one’s called “The Tracks of My Tears.” read more
Beer at the Lake

Beer at the Lake

You are the odd mom out, the one who doesn't hang with the pack of moms, the one they don't really get. You are standing at the lip of the swimming lake. read more
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