Welcome to Earth by Jennifer Moore

“We come in peace,” they lisped, lulling us into a false sense of security with their round childlike eyes and empty silken lips. Peace. That’s what it sounded like, without teeth or tongues to give proper shape to their words. We lowered our guns, welcoming them to the planet. Only it turned out it wasn’t…

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Ventriloquist by Richard King Perkins II

I am replete with suspension, but have no expression. You’re greeted on a sloping cliffside with circuitry muted. Pulleys have no words, but the thing I call a heart keeps the most essential few. I’m writing them here before your muscles fatigue waiting for pistons that will never move. ••• BIO: Richard King Perkins II…

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Eos Quarterly: Alexis Henderson

As Helios Quarterly will release four times a year, I wanted a way to stay engaged with the readers and still promote writers on the margins especially. With the submission of a wonderful piece by a woman of color, Eos•Quarterly was born. Eos, goddess of dawn and sister to Helios and Selene, will be a…

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Helios Quarterly Magazine Vol. 1, Issue 2: RE_ACTED

-Subject to Change Until Further Notice- “Near the sun is the center of the universe” – Nicolaus Copernicus Vol. 1, Issue 002 (Theme: RE_ACTED) Cover Art: Zombie robots of DOOM by Devin Francisco Editor’s Corner: Art: Prey by Ron Sanders Cheese by James Keen (toeken) Something Raveged, Something Red and The Beast Within by Shikhar Dixit…

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Helios Quarterly Vol. 1, Issue 1: Miscommunication

“The sun is new each day” – Heraclitus Vol. 1, Issue 001 (Theme: Miscommunication) Cover Art: 42 by Devin Francisco Editor’s Corner: New Beginnings by Elizabeth O. Smith Art: BINASA by Sigied Himawan Yudhanto (cranenoir) Poetry: Ventriloquist by Richard King Perkins II (6 Lines) Resonance by Linda Neuer (21 Lines) A Scavenger of Words by J. J. Steinfeld (25…

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Submissions Closed – Vol. 1, Issue 1

Anything submitted before October 1-15 for the next issue will be deleted unread. That’s not including art and photography submissions which are year round. I’ll be sending out an updated newsletter containing sneak peeks of the photos in Vol. 1, Issue 1, the new covers for Issue 1 and 2, and general updates after the…

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