by Scott Archer Jones
In the third millennium, fifteen hundred years before Homer’s Iliad
, Gilgamesh was the stuff of legend. In fact, he was the first tragic hero.
by Dr. Donna Roberts
I’m not a Walking Dead
fan, which is surprising because I love binging on TV series and I loved horror movies as a teenager.
How do you feel / when driving past / the penitentiary on a winter night
Review by Angela Kubinec
In my morbid imagination I wonder if a drowning person has time to realize that others are standing around doing nothing, stunned and possibly silent.
God may have created / the universe and all therein / But he never made any money off it
by Elijah Tomaszewski
I’m pumping the way I’ve been doing for the past minute.
Review by Joy Ralph
Into the Drowning Deep
is Mira Grant’s novel-length follow-up to her 2015 novella Rolling In The Deep
by Gustavo Bossert
When a row of trees started to swish against the car, and denser foliage knocked against the bumper and number plate, she sensed that she had lost her way.
by Jeff Bakkensen
We split her up by dropping names into a hat. I got both arms, Paul a leg, Ryan the head, Matt the other leg, and Drew the coveted torso.
by Don Foster
With little time before his kids start fisticuffing one another, before his wife dumps the weekend itinerary on him, Kirby rolls himself out of bed this Saturday to work on his spiritual overhaul.
Fish fall from the sky / in silvery hooks / on a subduction shore / where boats beat at dusk with hunting
by Alan Swyer
When he first came to LA and had not yet established much of a social life, Shulman’s evenings, more often than not, were spent in pursuit of old movies.
by Jack D. Harvey
Yes, that is me / on my pet pony / only two and a half years old.
by Bob Beach
The first dayshine spilled hurryish over Miz Pennypacker’s tarpaper roof and splashed the front yard like a stream of melty butter.
When the beam snapped, / the rope that clung to my life slipped. / The roof caved in as / I saw the floorboards part, / revealing the Cuyahoga gushing below.