As much of the world waits for spring, gather in close and listen to some personal stories about the lives of this week’s contributors. Lyn Lifshin’s poem, “Rexall’s, Middlebury,” a familiar location evokes complex family memories. John C....Read More
the dark booth held us like a cove. My mother put on high heels and lipstick. Fruit parfait in glasses, a sweetness. A comfort to eaves drop on the others talking. My mother put on high heels and lipstick. My father never cared if we had a real house where my sister and I...Read More
Since moving to a weekly format last year, Wild Violet has completely burned through our backlog. In addition, submissions slowed down over the holiday season, so we are moving temporarily to a biweekly format. Please get the word out to any appropriate forums, letting them know...Read More
In honor of Valentine’s Day, this week we are publishing a series of pieces depicting the many forms of love. In the flash fiction piece by Hank Kirton, “The Incredible Melting Man,” an awkward man navigates the essential first step to love:...Read More
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According to herbalism, the wild violet symbolizes the essence of optimism and exploring new options. To find a balance between caution and courageous decision making. To be able to trust new opportunities despite unknown outcomes, so as not to stop oneself from experiencing Life.