Tag: Ron Burch

  • The Future: “HolyLand, USA,” a short story by Ron Burch

    The Future: “HolyLand, USA,” a short story by Ron Burch

    HolyLand, USA We’re having trouble getting the Red Sea to part, and my boss is flipping out. It’s our highlight and finale. Written about across the country. Our most expensive exhibit, oh yeah. Through an expanse of dirt, our Pilgrims approach the ride, an outside body of water. The water’s resting on the surface, and…

  • Flash Essay: “Land of Promise. Land of Opportunity. Land of Heroes. Land of Greatness” by Ron Burch

    Flash Essay: “Land of Promise. Land of Opportunity. Land of Heroes. Land of Greatness” by Ron Burch

    Land of Promise. Land of Opportunity. Land of Heroes. Land of Greatness Land of Promise. Land of Opportunity. Land of Heroes. Land of Greatness. Land of Freedom. Land of Landowners. Land of Religion. Land of Justice. Land of White Supremacy. Land of Racism. Land of Lies. Land of Intolerance. Land of Theft. Land of Law…

  • “Republican Jesus and Real Jesus Meet at the Endeavor Diner,” fiction by Ron Burch

    “Republican Jesus and Real Jesus Meet at the Endeavor Diner,” fiction by Ron Burch

    Republican Jesus and Real Jesus Meet at the Endeavor Diner Republican Jesus says, “So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. Unless you’re poor or an immigrant or you look dirty.” Then he says, “For what…

  • Fiction: Three Thought Experiments by Ron Burch

    Fiction: Three Thought Experiments by Ron Burch

    Thought Experiment 1 You are a white person. You have never been in trouble with law enforcement. You are driving to work. A police car pulls you over. You remove your driver license and registration. Over their loudspeaker, a police officer demands that you put your hands in the air. Both officers have their guns…