life

Hollow Bodies

by: Lucy Gardner “I imagine their bodies are hollow like the look in their eyes, lifeless forms drifting through town.” A short story that uncovers…

Kauaian Karma

by: Terry Martin “What difference could my desire to cling to life possibly make to the ocean?” A story that urges one to let go…

Beautiful Morning

by: John S Alty A life come full circle, a love enduring, brought forth in a mere two hundred and thirty-five words… I met her in…

Yale

by: Frederick Foote  “He has to find his own way out — has to find his own way in the world. I almost regret I…

The Woman On The Plane

by: Daniel DeMay A terse, but profound, glimpse into one woman’s life and the nightmare it has devolved into… She has long blonde hair and…

Love Song for Amygdala

by: Lara Messersmith-Glavin An impactful essay about learning to celebrate the experience of anger and using it to overcome complacency in this political moment… The amygdala…

Family Business

by: Alan Swyer A short story where the light at the end of the tunnel is the eventual fraying of the ties that bind… “If…

American Cab

by: Cynthia Close A real-life story of an authentic connection across cultures where an encounter opens a wound and recalls thoughts of a war, fifteen…

Wistful Wishes

by: Blake Ainsley A lifetime of yearning. An existence replete with unfulfilled dreams and false hopes. Until that one day when everything changes… I fled with…

Dancing Man

by: Drema Deòraich  “His grin shadowed me, a happy reminder of fleeting insight.” A man, footloose and entirely liberated, offers his ability to get others to…

Business Cards

by: Tim Gorichanaz The memories of life’s journeys — scents, tastes, feelings — trapped in the compact offering of a business card… With the salesman…