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Countdown

by: Julie Howard1 A cautionary tale for those who live their life in constant judgement… She woke up to a “four-point-five,” showered to a “four-point-eight,”…

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Aaron Simon, Part One

by: Aaron Simon1 These peripatetic poems by Aaron Simon meander and dash, taking us with them though experience, perception, story, and sweet regret. They explore…

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The Quiz

by: Jessica Wadleigh The wonderment of sexual frustration, and the fascinating ways in which it can manifest itself… Mark had spent his skip day doing what…

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American Negative

by: Cooper Feste A horizon framed impeccably, but as the day gives way to night, menace is unearthed, parcelled beneath the moon’s light… Huggy Smith…

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Two Poems by James Yeary

by: James Yeary In this moment of deep division in our body politic, James Yeary’s poetry offers a balm and an exhortation. Causality and connection…

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from “A Rupture of Interiors”

by: Valerie Witte Valerie Witte’s poems are layered constructions that bend, break, and reform as they enact the density of experience mediated through language. In them,…

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House of Babel

by: Julie Howard “She had indeed loved him, comforted him and been faithful to him. What was a little repugnance and disgust along the way?”…

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Detour & Tipsy

by: T.E. Cowell1 Two offerings of flash fiction that illustrate that even the quietest of streets have the capacity to arouse deep-seated anxieties… Detour The…

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What Now, Part Two

by: Michael Shields One week ago Americans woke up to the reality of a President-elect Trump, and many are still coming to grips with this…

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Mahjong Mornings

by: Julie Howard1 An ordinary Mahjong Morning with the ladies takes an unexpected turn, owing to the arrival of a batch of “special” brownies… “Ooh, almost…

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Trumped

by: Frederick Foote A Nation divided, demonstrated by a workplace at odds… The door to my boss’s office is open. I rap on the door frame…