BK July 2018 Cover

Smoke Screen

Weekly feature by: KG Newman At Green Heart all the budtenders are women. I buy an eighth and go to Altitude, where they are women too, tatted but lacking grunge — they vape, hit the gym between shifts. When couples counseling is suggested I suggest the young blonde who says Read more…

BK July 2018 Cover

Day of the Flies

Weekly feature by: Salvatore Difalco Must have been the hottest day of the summer. My T-shirt was soaked with sweat, arms and face sunburned. My mother was on day shift at the Brill shirt factory around the corner, where she sewed pockets. My father had been out of the hospital Read more…

BK July 2018 Cover

My Heart is a Liver

Weekly feature by: Benjamin D. Carson For Ella “Why isn’t my heart called a liver?” my daughter asked as I stood folding laundry. Looking puzzled, I folded a shirt, as she patiently explained. “Live. Er. It’s what makes you live. So shouldn’t your heart be called that since it’s the Read more…

BK April 2018 Issue Cover

Lifetime Friend

Weekly feature by: John Grey There’s something about birthdays. This year, as you know, we’ll both be having one. One year closer to nothingness except you have the boys of course and I’ve clobbered the internet with my name. We’ve already carved a chunk out of the 21st century. I Read more…