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Featured Works: Week of Nov. 20 (Thanksgiving)

By on Nov 19, 2017 in Featured | 0 comments

This week in the United States, we celebrate Thanksgiving, a holiday for food, family, and a host of hang-ups. Our contributors this week touch on one of those troubles, namely family friction. “Pet” by Rob Hunter reimagines an animal nuisance as a member of the family. “Approximately 465 Words of Sterling Wisdom” by Janice Canerdy offers tips to figures out if you’re annoying. “Past, Present, Popcorn” by Brett Riley links the making and consumption of a snack food with family...

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Featured Works: Week of Nov. 6 (Travel)

By on Nov 5, 2017 in Featured | Comments Off

One of the most wonderful discoveries to me as a young reader was that, through words, I could go anywhere. Let’s take a trip with this week’s contributors. “Automne Memoires en Provence” by Larsen Bowker uses evocative images of a place to recall a friend. “Flying to New Jersey” by Michael Fraley whisks us across the country in a trip as full of anxiety as wonder. “The Church of Los Corales” by Julia Torres provides a snapshot of both a place and a community. “The Mad Girl Remembers Leaving the Old Year Behind in Madrid” by Lyn Lifshin shares the experience of...

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Featured Works: Week of Oct 30 (Fall Garden)

By on Oct 29, 2017 in Featured | Comments Off

Deep into Autumn here in the Northeastern part of the United States, our contributors cultivate a vision of the season. “Incoming Fall” by Joanna Weston provides a snapshot of a garden in early fall. “For Solitude’s Sake” by John Grey evokes that certain quality of autumn light that produces conflicting emotions. “Biophilia” by Michael Estabrook captures a moment of beauty in a backyard garden. “The Garden of God” by Michael H. Brownstein uses the garden as a metaphor for grief. “Cauldron” by Ayaz Daryl Nielsen reveals to us the calm magic of sunset. “Fall in...

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Fall Reading Period

By on Sep 17, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

There will be a brief interruption in our normal production schedule as we get caught up with reading your submissions. Look for us to resume soon!

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Featured Works: Week of Sep 4 (Beauty All Around)

By on Sep 3, 2017 in Featured | Comments Off

Through the eye of an artist, the eye of a poet, we can find beauty everywhere, as this week’s contributors demonstrate. “American Exceptional” by Llyn Clague serves as an ars poetica, finding inspiration all over America. “Cleveland Haiku #384” and “Cleveland Haiku #385” by Michael Ceraolo encapsulate moments in the city where he lives. “Always Assessing Size” by David Thornbrugh contemplates what animals notice about the world. “Blue Loneliness,” “Distinct” and “Exile” by Fabrice...

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