Jasmine & Burnt Hot Dogs by Nathaniel McKowen

That insatiable beast within me—that has no name except emptiness, or need, or perhaps longing, since that sounds more romantic—feasted on my guts and…

January 3, 1999 by Dale Russell

I look at my watch: twenty-two forty-seven. Placing the Newsweek magazine back on the shelf, I align it with the others and look…

Garfield Park, Indianapolis, 1979 by Dale Russell

“I want to break up.”…

Birthday by Brian Maddock

Sophie watched fourteen flames nibble at dollar-store candle wicks and felt numb. Her fingers traced dried ketchup smears near the table’s edge as…

Season by James Rogers

Once on an autumn night / There were stars, even a rising moon / The beech tree had shed its leaves …

To My Sister by Steve Porterfield

You left home / When you were seventeen / In your gray Honda Civic / With the Buckethead sticker in the window…

The Ranch by Billy Sedlmayr

We took April and drove it onto open road, / collapsed into each other, / one more betrayal, an admission I paid for and…

View (2) by Stephen Keating

A concrete and glass tower / commands the prison yard. / From inside it / men who have no souls / look down on…

In a Dream by Stephen Keating

In a dream in which I am home / Everyone I love is there …

Untitled by Stephen Keating

Darkness overtakes the yard / like a silent adversary / always strange and unexpected / coming from the horizon / pressing down on a…
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