Tag Archives: Awards

“Serial Killers” by Melissa Studdard

Editor’s note: “Serial Killers” was nominated for the 2010/11 Best of the Net Awards. You gotta know how my best friend, Mary Lou Boone, grew up, to understand what we refer to around the town of Halfway as “the incident.” … Continue reading

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Two Poems by Katie Berger

Editor’s note: “Auburn Memory” was nominated for the 2010/11 Best of the Net Awards. Auburn Memory Late and clear, not long enough ago. The night on the college town lit by so many timid sources, so I thought I’d remember … Continue reading

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Two Poems by Catfish McDaris

Editor’s note: “My Magnum Opus” was nominated for the 2010/11 Best of the Net Awards. A Spring Ritual When the lilacs bloom their purple scent intoxicating the air, the white bass run in the Root River My ladies & I … Continue reading

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“Holy” by Curtis Rutherford

Editor’s note: “Holy” was nominated for the 2010/11 Best of the Net Awards. The Vidor moon is big and white and resentful of autumn’s long nights. It controls the tide and watches high school football at Pirate Stadium where as … Continue reading

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“In the Garden” by Matt Layne

Editor’s note: “In the Garden” was nominated for the 2010/11 Best of the Net Awards. Surely that apple in the sun, hanging, warming and ripening, so ripe, so sweet, sugars crystallizing, flesh barely able to contain itself surely that fruit … Continue reading

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“At the Fish Tanks” by Louis E. Bourgeois

Editor’s note: “At the Fish Tanks” was nominated for the 2010/11 Best of the Net Awards. Cora left a few days earlier, abandoning me on the outskirts of town in our twenty-year-old house trailer with the burgundy wainscot around the … Continue reading

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Three Poems by Chris Hayes

Editor’s note: “Red Paint Hill” was nominated for the 2010/11 Best of the Net Awards. Red Paint Hill -Clarksville, TN This is the confluence, the wishbone split where Clark’s men lifted their dripping oars out of the river and shaped … Continue reading

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