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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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