A Poem of Protest Signs, by Adam McCulloch

A Poem of Protest Signs, by Adam McCulloch

Where do I start? / This is very bad. / I don’t have time for this. I am not a professional protester!
Flashes: Story by Mitchell Grabois

Flashes: Story by Mitchell Grabois

This is not a job I ever expected to have, but I couldn’t keep farming, not enough land, machines too old.
Song: Story by Mary Ann McGuigan

Song: Story by Mary Ann McGuigan

My mother had convinced herself—and us—that the landlord would never go through with it.
The Feather Pillow: Story by Horacio Quiroga

The Feather Pillow: Story by Horacio Quiroga

Her honeymoon, when it came, induced in her the seed of dread.
Warning: Poem by Phil Berry

Warning: Poem by Phil Berry

There’s a silver balloon / Over a post by the road / Where all must pause.
Wounds: Poem by Juleus Ghunta

Wounds: Poem by Juleus Ghunta

The night she tried to beat me, I slept on the veranda / of the shop in the square.
Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry —Cassandra Clare
Three Poems by Joshua Michael Stewart

Three Poems by Joshua Michael Stewart

She carries his taco tray, and folds up / his walker, leans it against the faux-brick / wall.
Principled-Centered Leadership by Stephen R. Covey

Principled-Centered Leadership by Stephen R. Covey

Review by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
While countless new business books come out every day, sometimes it serves us well to revisit the “new” wisdom of yesterday.
The Largest Place in the World

The Largest Place in the World

by Clio Velentza
 
I make a place out of my body for you to live, out of the twigs and mud under my skin.
Clear

Clear

by Karl J. Sherlock
 
Slumped into his desk chair, Max has precious minutes to get on the road for one of his many doctor’s visits this month, but I can’t tell if he’s sleeping or braking for pain.
See Naples and Die

See Naples and Die

by Edison Jennings
 
See Naples and die, Johann Goethe wrote, / the deep-dish bay, smoke plumed Vesuvius, / the castle and the terraced hills
Two Poems by David Spicer

Two Poems by David Spicer

You know Frida Kahlo had one wide eyebrow / and a mustache, right? They helped define her beauty.
Lazy Entitled Narcissists

Lazy Entitled Narcissists

by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
Maybe if they stopped living in their parents’ basements and had to earn a living to support themselves they would shape up.
Horoscopes for Writers -- November 2017

Horoscopes for Writers — November 2017

Word counts, book sales, even romance: the only astrological guide a writer needs.
Alternative Truths by Irene Radford and Bob Brown

Alternative Truths by Irene Radford and Bob Brown

Review by Joy Ralph
 
Conspiracy theories, aliens, brain washing and spirit possession are all advanced in service of explaining how we got here.
Everywhere Stars

Everywhere Stars

by Laura Grace Weldon
 
The weary face behind her in the bathroom mirror startled Lia. Her mother usually slept in after a late shift at the bowling alley.
Two Poems by Meaghan Andrews

Two Poems by Meaghan Andrews

My grandparents know your / grandparents, that’s the size / of the town we were born / to work with.
Two Stories by Marie McKay

Two Stories by Marie McKay

The thin edge of the paper slices the tip of my finger, but I continue so that blood paints a hole where an eye might have been.
Me and Sylvia Plath

Me and Sylvia Plath

Readers of a certain age will remember how, in the wake of President Kennedy’s assassination, a list of eerie parallels between his life and death and that of Abraham Lincoln began to circulate.
Melissa’s Green

Melissa’s Green

by Douglas J. Ogurek
 
RAI—that’s short for Romanowski Architects, Inc.—had a lot of asses, but the biggest ass was Dorkwimp Buttkisser.
Three Poems by Hilary Sideris

Three Poems by Hilary Sideris

You ask me, then / space out as I explain / the long & short / of the vowel “I.”
Naturally about Kamagra knew, several times I bought Kamagra in a drugstore, but on a pocket noticeably beats and became less and less likely to take, then I started looking for analogs and substitutes, not HERBAL, friend was eating half a year and zero effect.

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