Life

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…

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

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

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…

Kind Of American

by: Heather Fawn A representative of the “middle children of history” discusses race in America…. The legacy of living in the middle of nowhere stays…

The Turn of a Jedi

by: Michael Bradford The de-tailed feather in the cap of one of Yoda’s no-men who clipped his own wings and took an epic nose dive…