Volume 11

“Check Point” by Greg Clary

Poetry

Michael Flanagan
Besotted

Tony Gloeggler
Boy Scouts

Alexis Rhone Fancher
Overdose

George Wallace
I Drove West Because of You

M.J. Arcangelini
Shauna Dies Repeatedly

Paul Koniecki
My First Ride

Kevin Ridgeway
Deadbeat Clairvoyant

 

“Grille” by David J. Thompson

 

Francine Witte
My First Mother

John Sibley Williams
Youthful Offender

Linda Rocheleau
The Dollar Store

Greg Clary
Dollar Store

Jason Baldinger
From a Motel 6

Bill Gainer
A Little Noise

Rusty Barnes
What’s in My Pocket?

 

“Green Trailer” by Greg Clary

 

Barry Peters
Introverts

John Dorsey
Wrestling With the Bear

Mike James
Who Opened for Ghost Nipples?

Matthew Borczon
Brad

Steve Jorgenson
The Indigenous People of Suburbia

James Benger
Halloween 1988

Tiffany Buck
Matchsticks, Anyone?

 

“Interior” by David J. Thompson

 

Glen Armstrong
The Man Was Crying under an Apple Tree, and There Was a Cat Watching Him

Wesley Scott McMasters
Bathtub Madonna on the Friday before Good Friday

Brianna Kehrer
Garden

William Taylor Jr.
The Glory

Beverly Hennessy Summa
Myth

Robert Walicki
There Are No Heroes In The War

 

Untitled by Brianna Kehrer

 

Victor Clevenger
A Piece of ā€œ500 Million U.S. Dollarsā€

Cheryl A. Rice
Ugly

Anne Graue
Billboards and Barbed Wire

Linda McCauley Freeman
Dinner at the Lucky Noodle

Kelsey Bryan-Zwick
Your Mouth is a Cutting Board ā€” Mine is a Knife

George Perreault
Two Friends From Long Ago

David J. Thompson
For His Pain

 

“Bait Shop” by Greg Clary

 

Richard D. Houff
Things That Iā€™m Afraid Of

Angel Zapata
Marriage is an Audio Recording of Somebody Gasping

Sarah Kezman
Virginity

Scot Young
Just Me and a Beat-up Harmonica

Mark James Andrews
So I Lit a Fire

J. Lester Allen
The Type of Rain that Falls around Here

R.M. Engelhardt
The Gift

Micky Shorr
Not My Gift

 

“LeSabre” by David J. Thompson

 

Reviews

“Took House” by Lauren Camp