Past Excerpts

Excerpt from The Tobin Bridge by Kevin Carey

The following poem appears in our Summer 2016 digital issue. Read the rest of Kevin’s poem and the entire issue. I have friends who are afraid of crossing bridges. It panics them to drive with the world spreading...

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:...
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...
Poet June Sylvester Saraceno

Excerpt from Window by June Sylvester Saraceno

The following poem appears in our Summer 2017 digital issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. The window fills with gardenia bloom in evening. The humid air, my sister’s voice, this window that I raise...
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...
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...
Angela Locke

Excerpt from The Face of God by Angela Locke

The following short story appears in our Summer 2017 issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. Had anyone asked, she would have sworn she’d seen car lights coming down the long gravel driveway...
VASILIKI KATSAROU

Excerpt from Lake of the Drowned Women by Vasiliki Katsarou

The following piece appears in our Autumn 2016 issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. I returned to a northern lake in a southern country for the wedding of a cousin. In that...

Excerpt from Where We Live by Amy Small-Mckinney

The following poem appears in our Fall 2015 Print Issue. Buy the Fall 2015 Print Issue. Download the issue in digital format. Home is not where I live, it is sleeve of a daughter, hands and green shingles. Where...
Rebecca Kuder

Excerpt from (Perfection) DEFECTION by Rebecca Kuder

The following essay appears in our Summer 2017 digital issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. 1. If you will just hold still I’ll brush your hair until every snarl is gone, oh try...