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Short Fiction

The Short Stories category showcases short works of fiction informed by a Progressive and or anti-Regressive ethic.

The Trench: A Dark Tale of Evangelical Hegemony

This short story presents a haunting vision of a United States where the Radical Religious Right has gained complete power and is free to execute its vision of a theocratic government based on their interpretation of scripture. For some it’s the utopia they prayed for where Purity is no longer a matter of choice but a matter of law, a world where church attendance isn’t a choice but a duty, a world where religious fervor abounds.

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My Kinda Pope

“And I saw a beast rising up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and on his horns ten crowns, and on his heads a blasphemous name.” Revelation 13:1-3.

And the beast called itself GOP and written upon its seven heads are: Avarice, Cowardice, Entitlement, Homophobia, Ignorance, Misogyny, and Racism. And the meek shall cry out in agony. And the beast shall be slain by the Lamb, in their name. And the beast's name shall be erased from the minds of men forever.