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Mortality

Mortality

For The Dead and Dying art
By Zahra Gordon

A lament for those in and beyond the passage from here to there.

Framed Patrician by Brian Alessandro
By Brian Alessandro

The grave craves those who deny their mortality.

Sarapiqui story art
By Hope Lindsay

Mysticism moves mountains as the land trundles over fragile feelings.

The Miracle of Death essay art
By Ken Class

With a steely resolve, the bereaved faces the bitter sorrows of life and the irrefutability of demise.

Soldier of Misfortune by Carl Bowlby
By Carl Bowlby

Grim phantasm of human habit in cold white light.

The Blood Flow Game
By Seamus Scanlon

The ruthless set the rules. The loser wins a hard truth. And no one cheats the grave.

A Very Serious Matter
By Mark Elzey

An Arizona family is swept up in the unstoppable machinery of war.

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