Life

The Case For Bath Salts

by: Christopher Rockwell A guest contributor’s bold, unique, and humorous stance on a potentially dangerous narcotic… The thing is I have always been first in…

I, Therapist

by: Douglas Grant The bartender – patient relationship examined…. I’ve been a bartender for quite a few years now, and to this day it never…

A Letter to Dad

by: Tom Rau This is a letter I wrote to my dad almost 25 years after his passing. It was originally posted on an old…

Neat Tips

by: Jeremy Hager A welcome guest piece from a close friend of us here at Across the Margin. The insightful, incomparable, and oft charmingly incorrigible…

I’ve Never Stopped Flying Since

by: Michael Shields The contributors for Across the Margin are an eclectic diverse group with varied interests. They contribute much more than can be housed…

Just a Friend

by: Michael Shields An injection of humor into an otherwise serious situation….. “Aaaaaaaahhhhhhhhh Shitttttttttt…..What you in here for?” I barely saw him walk in the…

What to do with time?

by: Cat Cortes Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts… I struggle with time, which is only made worse by the unfiltered…

Portrait of a Lonely Man

by: Genevieve Palmieri He sits at the bar, a third full globe of pinot noir in front of him. It is only 12:30 pm. Everything about…

What are you afraid of?

by: Douglas Grant The first time it happened I thought I was having a heart attack. I was twenty-six years old. I was just back…

My Good Friend and I

by: Michael Shields In remembrance of a day amongst days, one that served as a reminder of the true power of friendship… Exactly a year has…