Past Excerpts

Stephanie Pietkiewicz

Excerpt from Midwinter Spring by Stephanie Pietkiewicz

Stephanie participated in our April 2014 Poem-A-Thon. A poem written by each participant appeared in our Summer 2014 Digital Issue. Download and read all the participants’ poems. I had stayed too long. Pluto’s arms were cold...
Anneliese Schultz

Excerpt from May 21 by Anneliese Schultz

Annaliese’s poem appears in our Spring 2016 Digital Issue. A poem by her sister, Virginia Schultz, who participated in our April 2016 Poem-A-Thon also appears in this issue. Read both sisters poems and the entire...
Ami Kaye

Excerpt from A Little Nightmusic by Ami Kaye

The following poem appears in our January 2014 Digital Issue. Download the full issue to read the rest of Ami’s poem. Her sheer veil streams in a pale mist, the crimson lahenga, whirls around her running form, she...
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Excerpt from Scribe by Edward Hamlin

This story appears in our February 2016 Digital Issue. The entire issue is available for download. …Collecting pens has become a bit of a hobby—he and Emily have hunted for them at antique stores and...
Fred Lamotte

Excerpt from Revelation by Fred LaMotte

The following poem appears in our April 2015 Digital Issue. Read the rest of Fred’s poem and the entire issue. At night I heard Upanishad intoned by frogs, ten thousand little pundits in the wetlands! At dawn,...
Bridget Nutting

Excerpt from I Want to Say by Bridget Nutting

The following poem appears in our Summer 2014 Digital Issue. Read the rest of Bridget’s poem and the entire issue. Before day is done and sun sets one final time I want to say I was...
K Satchindanandan

Excerpt from My Will by K. Satchidanandan

The following poem appears in our Fall 2016 print issue. Purchase a full copy of this issue in print or digital format. My body I bequeath to wind. Let hunger turn it into a tempest, let its...
January O'Neil

Excerpt from Winter Poem by January O’Neil

This poem appears in our February 2016 Digital Issue. The entire issue is available for download. When I passed a parking lot and spotted the words SO COLD written on the back windshield of a blue Jetta, I wanted to...
Carine Topal

Excerpt from Mother of Moses by Carine Topal

This poem appears in our Fall 2015 Print Issue. Download the entire issue in digital format. If you would like to purchase this issue in print, please complete this form and specify you want the 2015 issue. We are...
Laura Marjorie Miller

Excerpt from Tangled Up in Green: The Vine of Beauty that is Ayahuasca by...

This essay appears in our Fall 2015 Print Issue. Download the entire issue in digital format. If you would like to purchase this issue in print, please complete this form and specify you want the...