Synchronized Chaos March 2017: We’re Going on An Odyssey!

  Welcome, readers, to Synchronized Chaos Magazine’s March issue. Bon voyage and grab your hats, this month we’re setting sail and heading off on a journey! Two of our submissions mention Greek mythology and drama directly (Vijay Nair’s poetry, which celebrates the beauty of love through a comparison to the story of Leda the swan, […]

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Poetry from Michael Robinson

Star Night Star Bright Shooting stars shooting past me; Shooting guns shooting at me, Shooting stars shooting past shooting guns. A soul shooting past shooting stars. There’s hope that I will survive the night.   Connections Stay with me tonight until the sunrises, so I can forget the past, as the cold swear flows through […]

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Fiction from Mike Zone

Life-Hack By Mike Zone Eileen obsessively eyed the diner’s entrance. When she couldn’t glue her eyes on the unmoving door, she kept an ear open for the “ding” of a bell and his soft melodious voice (which in reality was really quite squeaky) to signal either a fanciful reprieve or a return to purgatory. Maybe […]

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Poetry from Joan Beebe

IMAGINATION   Playing a piano concerto at Carnegie Hall,   A baseball star and being voted into the Hall of Fame,   A famous writer with people clamoring for more of your books.   All of these things can take place in your imagination.    You are able to fly away from reality and be […]

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Nonfiction essay from Dan Morey

 A Vatican Adventure By Dan Morey   “Are you sure we’re allowed to see the pope?” said Mother, as our bus rumbled along the Tiber. “We’re not Catholic.”   “Of course we’re not allowed,” I said. “If the Swiss Guards find out we’re Lutheran they’ll spear us on the spot. Just last week they beheaded […]

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Poetry from J.J. Campbell

on an old radio   the pain of another birthday alone, just the bottles of courage and some music on an old radio images of the few girlfriends of the past rush by throughout the night you can’t help but think what your life could have been sometimes being passed over is a blessing it’s […]

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Elizabeth Hughes’ Book Periscope

Thomas Montasser’s A Very Special Year A Very Special Year is a delightful and captivating book about a small very special book store. Valerie takes over running the book store when her Aunt Charlotte has suddenly gone somewhere and just left a note for Valerie to look after her book store for her. Valerie and […]

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Poetry from Mahbub

Melody The world itself a melody where every instrument is playing with music we sing together, we dance together we laugh together, cry together, die together, born together, enjoy the whole item of beauty with a melody that is going on always among us proud of our birth always hand in hand a splash of […]

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Poetry from Nancy Schluntz

Earth Speaks   The day the earthquake struck We danced with the moving earth, Unaware that a short distance away Lives were lost, Buildings crumbled, Cars crushed, Roads buckled, And the earth tore herself open.

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