Poetry by John Arias
Issue 6 / Poetry

Poetry by John Arias

Tres recuerdos en verso   I.  The Legendary Children   we are all snakes devouring and being devoured by those who remind us we are human   II. Apsis   there is no perigee where we’re standing but if there is such a thing as witchcraft, use it now before I leave without saying your … Continue reading

Fiction by Kyle Getz
Fiction / Issue 6

Fiction by Kyle Getz

It all started when dad made me sign up for football. I was really little, and when I told him I didn’t want to, he said, “It will turn you into the man you’re going to become,” and we didn’t say anything else for the rest of the car ride. And, looking back on it, I guess he was right, but not for the reasons he thought. Continue reading

Fiction by Greta Wilensky
Fiction / Issue 6

Fiction by Greta Wilensky

I remember childhood as the dirt on my feet and how my gold anklets jingled when I ran across the street. The red strings tied around my wrists, the first apartment we grew up in. Summers full of bug bites and melted ice cream. Sleeping parents and car alarms. I want to give that to someone. Continue reading

Fiction by Tracie Dawson
Fiction / Issue 6

Fiction by Tracie Dawson

He asks if the roar of the engine is loud and I want to say like the belly of a slouching beast, because it’s not all false, but instead I say how close we come to the sun. His hand spans my back in slow circles, and he tells me again to open it. And I say, I tried, it wasn’t a success.
Kissing him, there’s an urgency, and the feeling that if I don’t leave the house now, it’ll burn down around us.
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