Tag Archives: Howie Good

“Still Life with Grapes” by Howie Good

for Barbara 1 Why wait? We’re like the ships of Ulysses, always being blown off course. Hurry and undress, before the blood dies in our hearts again. 2 In the last little bit of woods where I sometimes walk our … Continue reading

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“Night on Bleak Mountain” by Howie Good

1 The angle of the sun gives to shadows the sullen appearance of short, squat gunmen in overcoats and derbies. I wish now that I had walked the other way. 2 Every day 200,000 people (give or take) die. Corpses … Continue reading

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“Incurable” by Howie Good

1 The moon is only thirty-seven percent full. Who do I blame? Which of my forefathers wore a long, black cape as if hoping to hide a deformity? 2 Fortresses and hiding places, everything has its shadow, a mysterious, pregnant … Continue reading

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Issue #6, August 2011

Table of Contents, Issue #6 Editor’s Note 2011 Summer Fiction Contest Fiction contest winner: “Consider the Gap” by George Sawaya Fiction contest honorable mention: “Mulciber” by Sean Hogan Fiction contest honorable mention: “The Smoking  Bun” by Lucinda Dupree Fiction “Jackpot” … Continue reading

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Issue #4, March 2011

Table of Contents, Issue #4 Editor’s Note Fiction “Treasure” by Murray Dunlap “Serial Killers” by Melissa Studdard Poetry “Recycled” by Kenneth P. Gurney “Mentality” by Kenneth P. Gurney “Deeper Shade of Red” by Kenneth P. Gurney “Writing Life” by Howie Good “The Butterfly Garden of Absinthe” … Continue reading

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Three Poems by Howie Good

Writing Life Leaves fly like red kites. A boy kicks an apple across the street. I can hear his voice, but not his words. The wind thrusts its beak into me. The Butterfly Garden of Absinthe The first time I … Continue reading

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Issue #2, January 2011

Table of Contents – Issue #2 Editor’s Note Fiction “A Good Snow” by Brent Stauffer “Carolyne Park Elementary” by Louis Bourgeois Flash Fiction “Proposal” by Robert Vaughan Poetry “Side by Side” by Lori A. May “Premonitions” by Lori A. May … Continue reading

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