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An Imperfect Body

My body is scarred. I was nineteen when my dress caught fire from a gas heater.  My brain said, "Don't run," but some primal...

Scarred By Breast Cancer – Diana Raab

At the age of forty-seven, my annual mammogram came back abnormal. After many consults, opinions, and tears, I opted for a mastectomy and reconstruction....

The Body: A Barometer – by Jennifer Schaeffer

The Body:  A Barometer It has been said that there are seven wonders of the world.  I think one was left off the list; the...

Excerpt from On the Day My Father Died: Hungarian Refugees Bring Food by Edwin...

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2018 issue. The entire issue is available for purchase in either print or digital format. Above the voices...

The Nothing – by John Vallone

What is the body? A device, a tool, a vehicle. A nuisance, a distraction, an annoyance, a piece of beauty, or a horrible creation...