Two Poems by Jennifer Gibbs

Two Poems by Jennifer Gibbs

All daddies resemble Superman / until their hands throttle / a woman’s neck.
A German Love Song: Fiction by Antoine Bargel

A German Love Song: Fiction by Antoine Bargel

I had just softly laid my finger on the trigger. I was about to begin the long inhalation that would, a moment later, allow me to shoot without shaking.
Two Poems by David Spicer

Two Poems by David Spicer

I’ve hesitated to view porn flicks, name a dog Beverly, or chew lobster without uttering a prayer.
Antevasin: Creative Nonfiction by Jordan Rizzeri

Antevasin: Creative Nonfiction by Jordan Rizzeri

When I pass the large, green sign on the New York State Thruway that says “Leatherstocking Region,” I know I am halfway.
Two Poems by Kevin Rabas

Two Poems by Kevin Rabas

And she could sing like birds: like nightingale, like whippoorwill, like western meadowlark, her voice so pure, like dawn-light, like twilight
On a Night Spent in Hazleton, PA: Poetry by Rachel Adams

On a Night Spent in Hazleton, PA: Poetry by Rachel Adams

There in the night, alert, an image of the melancholic love / that I had left up north spread in my mind
There is no real ending. It’s just the place where you stop the story. —Frank Herbert
Bonnie and Clyde’s Last Stand at Lake Nameless

Bonnie and Clyde’s Last Stand at Lake Nameless

by Ron Gibson, Jr.
 
I swung the door open, turned on the light and marveled at the murky lake that now lived in our house. It must have been five foot deep.
For Tall Girls

For Tall Girls

by Mehrnoosh Torbatnejad
 
For the girls above or below / five foot something / For the legs so long / they tangle when we saunter / through corridors
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: A Review

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: A Review

by Diane Yannick
 
There is no rating low enough to compensate for the way this book has ruined my life. Whatever you do, don’t read it as it will haunt you.
The Other Baby

The Other Baby

by Jackleen Holton Hookway
 
The temperature in the Central Valley had dropped to a record low. I scraped the frost off the windshield before I drove myself to the hospital.
Supermarket Monologues

Supermarket Monologues

by Johnson Cheu
 
If you’ve read just about any disabled person’s blog—especially if they’ve got a “Top Ten: Don’t Do This When You See Me” list—you already know how I feel about people telling me that I inspire them.
Who’s Afraid of Dred Scott?

Who’s Afraid of Dred Scott?

SCENE 1: CHAFFEE RESIDENCE, Washington, D.C., February, 1857, Moving-In Day. The flat is shaping up to be a modestly upper-class Victorian residence—resplendent rugs, elegantly-shaped tables and chairs, gas lamps and a fire in the fireplace.
Dilemma: Blocked

Dilemma: Blocked

Dear Dr. Donna: My problem isn’t a new one but it’s new to me. In fact, when others said they had this problem I just thought they were making excuses and procrastinating.
Circularity

Circularity

by Jay Merill
 
One chilly Saturday Den goes with her mother to the Botanical Gardens. Den wants to walk in the part with the wizened tree trunks, where the grass sprouts up in clumps. Where the earth is more like grit.
Chicken

Chicken

by Michael Chitwood
 
He cradles the chicken with his right arm, holding it nested against his mid-section. He takes a booth and puts the chicken beside him on the bench seat.
Blasphemy

Blasphemy

by Emile DeWeaver
 
A poet held a workshop in San Quentin and told the class, “We shouldn’t fool ourselves. Poetry is not going to change the world.”

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