Synchronized Chaos December 2016: Loss and Restoration

Welcome, readers, to December’s issue of Synchronized Chaos Magazine. This time we explore ideas related to loss and restoration. How do we cope when something goes missing? Is it really different when we have lost a small object versus something larger, such as our personal or cultural identity, our sustenance, or the values through which […]

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Poetry from Jenny Santellano

Reality Reigns When they rape you, and they will your cowardliness will meet it’s match You can not conceal the ill fate that awaits you on the other side of your fake existence

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Ekphrastic Poetry from Neil Ellman

Wilder Shores of Love   (after the painting by Cy Twombly)               I   After the river is crossed so many unspeakable words so many excuses so many photographs torn and burned chairs thrown and mirrors shattered on its wilder shore no peaceable kingdom no place for devotion conciliation […]

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Poetry from Christopher Bernard

  The Genesis of Trumplandia In the beginning Donald remodeled the heavens and the earth. And the heavens were sublimely beautiful and the earth was a pleasing place, but Donald was without form and void, and he hovered like a shapeless cloud over the deep. And Donald said, Let there be Darkness. And there was darkness. […]

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Short story from Sarah Widdup

The Mermaid on Foot The beach stretched out further than usually sea-bound feet could comfortably wander, all elastic-quicksand and sucking at soles and souls. Water lapped at the mermaid’s toes, and it was all the colder for the toes not being a tail, not glittering with scales as one would expect. As she walked, she […]

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