Two Poems by Anne Babson

by: Anne Babson In these poems by Anne Babson, the speaker doesn’t overlay the landscape with meaning and narrative; quite the contrary, the landscape defines…


Leon is Going To Die

by: Roger Gude A glimpse into a somber future, where a man sacrifices all he has for the one he loves… When Leon dies he is going…


“Sweat” & “Regret”

by: T.E. Cowell Two offerings of penetrative flash-fiction that make the case for possessing greater self-awareness and accountability in life… Sweat Sarah ran every morning except…



by: Tim Grutzmacher When a pair of misfit barflies convene to drown their sorrows, a deeper truth is unveiled… Darlene inhaled her shot. She absorbed it….


Two Poems by Rizwan Akhtar

by: Rizwan Akhtar These poems by Pakistani poet Rizwan Akhtar explore how the natural world impacts our connections to self and other, love and loss,…

Arrows (Dylan Goldby)


by: Jill Jepson “My parents. My poor parents. So earnest. So simple. Blundering their way through life, even so much as to being persuaded into…

drugs and alcohol

Drugs & Alcohol

by: T.E. Cowell “It’s sad, the way some of us live our lives, struggling just to get by day after day…” Sunday I get drunk…


Three Poems by Natalie Crick

by: Natalie Crick With their subtle, graceful music, Natalie Crick’s poems sing with slow and patient melancholy of how the difficult world denies our need…