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Greg Janetka
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Writing and tea.
Writing and tea.

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Yesterday the second issue of Heartwood Literary Magazine came out and I’m happy to say my new short story, The Hour, is featured. Tim is stuck – in life, in love, in all respects – but he’s about to find out there’s something magical about the time…

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See you in the morning Hands that cradled me and lifted me to see the top of the fridge and played catch with me can no longer grip a cup to drink. The shoulders that supported me and let me watch fireworks and fly above the rest are slumped, a t-shirt…

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Meandering Someone said, “Light this candle,” and we did and the greens & yellows & oranges & reds grew taller than any of us. With shoulders and teeth clenched but wallets laid open we rode the currents to an airspace no nation could claim as its own.…

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Draw the summer a home by the sea Our key was as low as sea level and as sharp as a dog’s last escaping breath before leaving us. And no matter what we did I knew the result would be the same and the thread of gold that we pulled from the flag, presented…

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And the birds are singing again When god has no speed and the Russians were inert, the sounds ringing in ears cupped on wallsand burning timbers shot through my chest like a diamond pulled from a tooth. Then the sky fell and the blossoms grew and the…

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“Poetry creates the myth, the prose writer draws its portrait.” – Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980)

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A Continuation So long, old friend, I can still see you walking away so many years ago now, cinematic and soft, you remembering colors, I remembering words. There are pale comparisons and skin paler than yours and we haven’t sat down to drink since all…

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Super excited to have my story, "Doing shots with Fitzgerald on the Last Night of the World," in the first issue of Birch Gang Review!

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Since the stroke of midnight, 2016 has been an incredible year. On Sunday my flash fiction piece, Basilica, was published by literary website The Machinery. It is the second piece I’ve had published this year, making it the best start to a writing year…

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I’m very excited to have had my first fiction piece published in 2016 by the good folks at the Journal of Microliterature. For those unfamiliar with the site, they describe themselves as “an online and print journal of critically acclaimed works of…
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