Poetry from Yaz Lancaster

Poetry from Yaz Lancaster

Photo: Anderson Rian Canto Many words were invented by sisters dusted in candlelight and brilliance. ​Gallivant. Fervent. Survival.​ One of them probably said “I know not of war but its violence. It’s slick in that way.” Ceremonial. Jurisdiction.​ I think I want to experience religion, just one really good time. ​Apathy.​ The moon belongs so […]

Poetry from Eric Roller

Poetry from Eric Roller

Photo: Susan Q Yin Late Night Semantics Imagine this, I say to your back, as you fall asleep tonight: Everything in this world struggles. Borneo elephants and cutthroat eels, black bean aphids and carpenter ants, sand oak trees and spear thistle; prokaryotes and Aristotle once upon a time. This marriage, I say under pillow Your […]

Poetry from Megan Huffman

Poetry from Megan Huffman

Photo: Manfred Richter Family Activities it’s God’s Day when we have to turn in bottles. Baby Brother stays home when Dad can’t look at him anymore. but i’m Favorite and rewarded with leading the cloud of stale, hole punched walls away from the car. Dad taught Favorite the skill of feeding the machine as fast […]

Poetry from Yvonne Amey

Poetry from Yvonne Amey

Original Photo: David Law Ricky Parks & the Coal Minors is not a band but a family of bones. is a family of maples flicking their August manes into a yellow-leafed hollow. am I a singer. are Grandpa & the miners resting. am I thin & windswept. am I a thousand of hours from autumn. […]

Fiction from Kim Magowan

Fiction from Kim Magowan

Photo: Chuttersnap The Best Defense Is a Good Offense (So They Say) The wife has a husband who cannot trust her. “This is why I cannot trust you,” he says, shaking his head dolefully. He has just overheard her telling her sister that he did not get the promotion at work. But her sister asked! […]