A Colonel’s Hope

by: Michael Shields Faith challenged amidst the horrors of war blossoms anew as something else entirely…… Round musket balls and buckshot zipped past the Colonel…

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…

Fed Up

Fed Up

by: Heather Fawn The rape and murder of a 23 year old woman in India heavies our hearts and opens our eyes, once again, to…

All I Want For Christmas

Across the Margin, to conclude our 12 days of holiday stories lovingly termed ‘Across the Holidays’, offers a few holiday wishes in the wake of…

Miracle on 32nd Street

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

The Ledge

by: Michael Shields Day 8 of our 12 days of holiday stories offers a touch of black comedy from far atop one of NYC’s most…