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The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts is a non-profit publisher of compressed creative arts, such as micro fiction, flash fiction, prose poetry, compressed poetry & visual arts, and whatever other forms compression might take. Matter pays authors $50 for their accepted pieces. We publish weekly bursts of compression & decompression and make as many varied word-plays on matter as we can. We also blog here and at FlashFiction.Net.

Hunger

by Sarah Huener

You count down days,
count up months, (more…)

CNF: The Invasion

Amy Holwerda

When I was twelve, my family traveled to Florida for a vacation on the beach. We had been looking forward to a week of sunning ourselves on white sandy shores, and since we kids had never before seen the ocean, splashing in its waves. We had heard that salt water makes you buoyant, and I imagined myself bobbing sunny side up, like a poached egg. (more…)

Love, Transcription (3 of 5)

by Maureen Alsop

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Syntax

by Allie Marini Batts

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Love, Transcription (2 of 5)

by Maureen Alsop

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