Life

Darkest before the Dawn?

by: Christopher Rockwell An angry rant, or a scientific expose of an age old cliche?  You decide….. No, I am not fucking ok. Wait. I…

Night Bright

by: Heather Fawn Hiding from the truth, struggling to survive, in the glare of the lights…. It’s in the middle of the night, in your…

Me, Myself, and My N.E.S.

by: Tom Rau Day 10 of our 12 days of holiday stories brings us back to a Christmas that changed a childhood….. This is what…

Miracle on 32nd Street

by: Paul Gutkowski Across the Margin’s holiday tribute continues with proof that miracles come in all shapes and sizes… We sat in a shitty midtown…

Malarky

By: Heather Fawn Across the Holidays rolls on, with a reminder that not all Christmas’s are created equal…. I will be alone on Christmas. Alone…

The Spirit of the Season

by: Genevieve Palmieri Day 4 of Across the Margin’s 12 days of holiday stories brings us into a piano bar for a little bit of…

The Rush (Of Almost)

By Chris Thompson The discipline it takes to go all the way, to have the end in sight…only to turn back around from whence you…

The Process

by: Douglas Grant Some necessary self-evaluation in the age of absorbing rapid fire camera shots from brightly lit screens…. The other day was one of those beautiful…

A Soldier’s Goodbye

by: Melanie McConathy Across the Margin is proud to present Melanie’s McConathy’s “A Soldier’s Goodbye”…   When I leave, I will leave in springtime, So…

Fragile

by: Michael Shields One of the lucky ones recounts Hurrican Sandy’s New York landfall….. Admittedly, I did little to prepare.  Although I was far from…

Just about 4:57am

by: Michael Bradford When the lights go out…….. When the city that never sleeps gets slipped an Ambien… You watch your own blackout happen as…