Across the Margin

A New Dawn

A New Dawn

by: John S Alty A terse, but impactful, story about the first free election in South Africa, 25 years ago next April… A blood-red sun…

Three Poems by Theo Richards

by: Theo Richards In these lush love poems, Theo Richards sings of  “…the earth swollen and bursting,” of the abundance of the heart and of the…

Envy

Envy

by: Mike Sutton Coveting the assets of others, be it honor, wealth or recognition, sometimes strikes close to home, and the outcome can often be…

Two Poems by Carolynn Kingyens

Two Poems by Carolynn Kingyens

by: Carolynn Kingyens These two poems by Carolynn Kingyens are meditations on the passage of time and the inevitable loss that accompanies it. The stories we…

Desperate Steps

Desperate Steps

by: Paul Negri “It is all in the service of the children, our most precious possessions.” A short story wherein a desperate mother fights for…

Seclusion

Seclusion

by: Patrick McQueen “What happened next transformed this random moment into a scene I would never forget.” A short story that not only points to the…

Skipping Stones

Skipping Stones

by: Tyler Womack “I’m putting you in the story only so you’ll feel the stakes the way I do. Because here’s the truth: This is…

You Are Fine

You Are Fine

by: Yen Ha  “I keep a chorus of women nearby. They chant in my ear and sing in my mind. We lift each other up! We soar,…