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When You're Hungry, You Think of Bread, by Mather Schneider

All of a sud­den Noelia want­ed a Moringa tree. Moringa trees were the new thing, hot on the inter­net. You could make tea from the leaves, they would cure what ails you, a mir­a­cle plant, like a beanstalk to con­nect … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Cab Knows the Way, prose by Mather Schneider

Who­ev­er Nan­cy Gantry is, she lives in Bum­fuck, Egypt. She’s sched­uled for a 2:45 p.m. pick­up. My teeth rat­tle as I progress down the wash­board dirt road, like a zip­per through the desert. No street signs, just sand, clay, caliche, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Poems by Mather Schneider

FIRST HUNT The first night I had my driver’s license I drank a 6 pack and bor­rowed my mother’s car. I turned the head­lights on, backed out and was about a half mile down the road when I had a … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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GOD DIDN'T GET ME NO WEED, by Mather Schneider

Me and Lit­tle John were sit­ting at the bus sta­tion behind the wheels of our taxi cabs. We were far, far down on the cab cue, so we wouldn't get a fare for a while. It was a depress­ing place to be, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Don't Die Before Your Mother, prose by Mather Schneider

Out­side the hotel two lit­tle old ladies climbed into the back seat of the cab and felt the air con­di­tion­er. “2212 North Inn Road,” one of them said to the dri­ver. “Are you sure it’s not North INA Road?” the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Jeep, by Mather Schneider

It’s an old army sur­plus Jeep. My dad trad­ed a Bil­ly goat and 12 egg-lay­ing hens for it. He just drove it home one day, we saw him com­ing down our long dri­ve­way. Lots of peo­ple have long dri­ve­ways in … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Quick Impersonal Update

I've updat­ed the FARE page (Den­nis Mahagin's chap­book from Red­neck Press due out 12÷9÷11). We have new work forth­com­ing from Math­er Schnei­der, Jeff Wal­lace and Kurt Tay­lor. As well, I've updat­ed the inter­views and pub­li­ca­tions pages list­ed under my biog­ra­phy. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Rack, fiction by Mather Schneider

I need­ed to make a rack for the back of my old green truck, so I bought these 2 X 12 boards, treat­ed cedar, from the lum­ber yard. I was from Chica­go, new to Arkansas, but I was learn­ing my … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Mather Schneider Interview Reposted

Math­er Schnei­der is a 40-year-old cab dri­ver from Tuc­son, Ari­zona. He is hap­pi­ly mar­ried to a sexy Mex­i­can woman. His poet­ry and prose have appeared in the small press since 1993. He has one full-length book out by Inte­ri­or Noise … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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