Life

Cutting Back

Cutting Back

by: T.E. Cowell Overcome with frustration, a writer struggles to find a reason to continue the pursuit. Why we write… I write the first sentence…

Rules of Engagement

Rules of Engagement

by: Frederick Foote An offering of speculative fiction that foreshadows a grim future, one where law enforcement agencies have acquired billions of dollars in military…

Business Cards

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…

Annie Sparrow Wing

Annie Sparrow Wing

by: Cameron Kirk1 A father’s darkened view of the world is balanced out by his young daughter’s blind love for everything, offering him a light,…

Two Americas

Two Americas

by: Art Rosch1 It’s US (Progresso Soup) versus THEM (Hostess Twinkies) in an all-out battle for the fate of the nation… I detest this sense…

The Bathroom Wars

The Bathroom Wars

by: Bonnie Wilkins Overcott While the Bathroom Wars have been put onto the back burner, one wonders: Will they start up again when everything calms…

Grandpa and the Soup Bone

Grandpa and the Soup Bone

by: Bonnie Wilkins Overcott An American story, accentuating all that immigrants have done to make the United States what it is today… He was known…

Some Build, Some Destroy

Some Build, Some Destroy

by: Bonnie Wilkins Overcott While contemplating a sand sculpture contest, harder truths about the nature of humanity, and the current U.S. administration, are unveiled… Years…

Davidson, Part Two

Davidson, Part Two

by: Ian Johnson Part Two of an inside look into the collegiate career and personal hardships of a gifted and contemplative young athlete, delving into…