Creative Nonfiction

Barbara Alfaro

Afterwards I didn’t want the tube of toothpaste Victor and I shared to end. At the last, he was too weak to …

Fiction

James Hanna

Strutting Hog The highway is for gamblers, better use your sense. -Bob Dylan                                                                      You are alive to the moment—nothing more. …

Fiction

David Desjardins

JOHNNY SEVEN The two of them slid downhill through the briars in back of the house. There’d been a drought that summer, …

Fiction

Kathie Giorgio

IF AUDUBON STUDIED FATHERS For almost all of his forty-five years, since he learned to write at age four, Jeff filled notebooks …

Fiction

Letta Cartlidge

MAMI WATA AND THE BATURI GIRL (Mother Water and the White Girl) The first time Mami Wata saw the baturi girl, the …

Fiction

Timothy Reilly

HE’S NOT HERE  “They knew they were going up to the country whence the shadows fall.” –George MacDonald, “The Golden Key” For …

Fiction

Frank Diamond

LOVE STORY A nurse comes in, checks the monitor at Jeffrey’s bed. “Comfortable, Jeffrey?” he asks. Jeffrey sighs. “Jeff?” “He’s comfortable,” Alison …

Poetry

David Sam

VERBAL   At the start, it will be only impossible, just to see without the syllable, just to listen with no sound …

Poetry

Theresa Hamman

Ear Worm   I’m at the stage where I’m humming the thing   between lip and lung my breathy tongue   slips …