Featured Works: Week of Feb. 12 (Love)

By on Feb 13, 2018 in Issue Archives

KFP with painted heart sculpture

This week, in honor of Valentine’s Day, our contributors look at various phases of romantic love.

My Favorite Flower” by Milton P. Ehrlich evokes the urgency of young love.

A Character from Proust” by Jonathan Bracker provides a snapshot of a love begun to sour.

The Second to the Last Time” by Cinthia Ritchie depicts the last moments of a relationship.

Anniversary” by James B. Nicola reflects on the origins of a long-time love.

My Wife Peeling an Apple” by Robert Pfeiffer captures the subtle beauty of quiet moments together.


Alyce Wilson is the editor of Wild Violet and in her copious spare time writes humor, non-fiction, fiction and poetry, keeps an online journal, and is working on a book, Belated Mommy: How to Cope With Being an Older Mom. Her first chapbook, Picturebook of the Martyrs; her e-book/pamphlet, Stay Out of the Bin! An Editor's Tips on Getting Published in Lit Mags (which she plans to update this year); her book of essays and columns, The Art of Life; and her humorous nonfiction ebook, Dedicated Idiocy: How Monty Python Fandom Changed My Life, can all be ordered from her Web site, AlyceWilson.com. She lives with her husband and son in the Philadelphia area and takes far too many photos of her handsome, creative second grader, nicknamed Kung Fu Panda.