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“Mezzo-soprano Walmartian” by Thomas Dennis

I know so little about opera. I wish, at least, I could say I know one or two famous songs. It may have been a famous song that an as-yet-still-anonymous lady started singing today at the giant mart. I understand … 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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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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Three Prose Poems by Howie Good

Fable of the Wolf The man in an oversized overcoat was looking for the street of winos. It was raining again, the scarlet and black soundtrack from an imagined movie. He lowered his eyes whenever he encountered clothes sprinkled with … Continue reading

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Two Prose Poems by Zachary C. Bush

The Second Hand Once upon a time, there was a boy who had no hands. There was a family (his own family), then, poof, they too were gone. Around that time it was fashionable to wear giant calculators around one’s … Continue reading

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