Past Excerpts

DHEEPA R. MATURI

Excerpt from Three Days by Dheepa R. Maturi

The following short story appears in our Spring/Summer 2018 issue. The entire issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. Day One When Meena’s husband died, she was told that his soul would try very hard to hold...
DAVID VINCENTI’S poems have appeared in journals including Presence – A Journal of Catholic Poetryand Edison Literary Review, and anthologies including Rabbit Ears: TV Poems; he has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His first full-length collection is A Measure of This World: Galileo’s Dialog with the Universe (2015). David lives and writes in New Jersey. (@DVincentiPoet)

Excerpt from Proverbs From the Owls by David Vincenti

The following poem appears in our Fall/Winter 2018 issue. The single issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. It was the first place winner of the 2018 Carriage House Poetry Prize. for Elizabeth In the woods, the...
Lynn Domina

Excerpt from A Suite for Gandhi by Lynn Domina

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2018 issue. The entire issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. i. Later, I will follow his footprints their last hundred meters toward the stone marker where the eager crowd waited and later I will...
Tovli Simiryan

Excerpt from Skies by Tovli Simiryan

The following short story appears in our Fall/Winter 2018 issue. The single issue is available for purchase in print or digital format.         Out of a clear blue sky, I remember them. Our grandmother begged us not to forget our...
Christine-Valters-Paintner

Excerpt from Cosmos by Christine Valters Paintner

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2018 issue. The entire issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. That first moment, explosion of fire and fury a stampede of suns light poured into the dark chalice of space sparks wheel across the...
Emily Vogel

Excerpt from From Here to Wherever by Emily Vogel

The following poem appears in our Fall/Winter 2018 issue. The single issue is available for purchase in print or digital format, or by subscription. Shift. Identity or dishes to the dishes rack. This late swarming of June light is going to murder...

Excerpt from Grateful Conversations by Susan Rogers

The following poem appears in our Fall/Winter 2018 issue. The single issue is available for purchase in print or digital format, or by subscription. Everything we have we’re given in love to use in love, in grace. There is nothing we...

Excerpt from Nietzsche’s Ghazal by Arthur Solway

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2018 issue. The entire issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. It comes to you again, the question of being human. You’ve pondered the expression...

Excerpt from Ten Poems for Difficult Times by Roger Housden

The following essay appears in our Fall/Winter 2018 issue. The entire issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. Poetry is a concise and elemental means of expressing the deepest of human emotions:...
Presenter Priscilla Orr

Excerpt from Intrusion by Priscilla Orr

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2018 issue. The entire issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. On the shoreline, you surface if only in memory, love akin to infrared waves—invisible to the...