Synchronized Chaos August 2018: Dichotomies

Welcome, readers, to the ten-year-anniversary of Synchronized Chaos Magazine! This publication has lasted over the years due to the creativity and resourcefulness of many people from around the world who have contributed graphic design, editing, monthly editorial letters, technical support, web hosting – and regular, faithful sets of writing and art each month. Thank you […]

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Poetry from Kahlil Crawford

_/\/\/\/boulder flatirons; airplane visions, literary dive bars, book shop dust. >micheline murals on mission; vans veer across van ness up to haight where noel strums upon his flatbed__

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Poetry from Ahmad Al-Khatat

Lips of Sweetness Sweetness of lips talk nothing but kind words as if you were reading verses from the heaven when those lips draw near me in bed I hear the echoes of lovers from the distance of moon Back to desires, you are the first one blue-eyed lake in dark, like your eyes all […]

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Poetry from Robert Allan Beckvall

Stories From the Home Road The escort was working with folks that had been ordered into a program for sexual offenders, and this is what they wrote: Three Works By The Escort and Friends   Four kids from Brockton High decided to go to the haunted house where a family was murdered: They decided to […]

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Poetry from Michael Lee Johnson

Old Men Walk Funny (V2)               Old men walk funny with shadows and time eating at their heels. Pediatric walkers, prostate exams, bend over, then most die. They grow poor, leave their grocery list at home, and forget their social security checks bank account numbers, dwell on whether they […]

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Poetry by John Robbins

         Sport He always was the odd duck. He preferred a good conversation to senseless noise. He read books over choosing to sit endless hours in front of a TV screen. He always spoke like some throwback in the old black and white films. He called all the boys sport. Most didn’t understand him and […]

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Poetry from J.J. Campbell

  taste of a better life   i can still see forever in the eyes of the first woman i ever loved   nearly thirty fucking years since i had my first taste of a better life   i’m not sure which god i pissed off along the way   no soul deserves to be […]

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Elizabeth Hughes’ Book Periscope

Afflicted by Khris Holt Afflicted is the memoir of Khris Holt. It is a heart wrenching account of how a life time of bullying by friends and family can affect a person. It would be a wonderful miracle if, through people reading this compelling book, bullying by children and adults would end. Bullying can have […]

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Essay from Jaylan Salah

  Invisible Ghosts from a Scriptwriter’s Present Mohamed Solaiman Abdelmalek on Plot Twists, Echo Boomers and Naguib Mahfouz   We need to talk about Ramadan and TV land   Ramadan season is usually the main course for filmmakers, scriptwriters and actors. The biggest production companies in the business fight for time slots, optimal screen time […]

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