Past Excerpts

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Excerpt from The Spirituality of Everyday by Marguerite Guzman Bouvard

The following essay appears in our 2006 Print Issue 7 and is available for download in Kindle format.           While the world around me may associate physical vulnerability with weakness, I consider myself strong. I believe...
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Excerpt from Sitting Shiva by Gayle Brandeis

The following story appears in our Summer 2016 digital issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download.         “Shiva doesn’t sit.” Eugene unfolds his legs from the lotus position, stretches them out across the parquet...
Basmah Sakrani

Excerpt from Follow Follow Follow by Basmah Sakrani

The following short story appears in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue and was the 2018 Tiferet Writing Contest Winner for Fiction. The entire issue is available in print or digital format. Or, you can purchase...
Paul Genega

Excerpt from The Wall by Paul Genega

The following poem appears in our Fall/Winter 2019 issue. Purchase this single issue in print or digital format to read the rest of Paul’s poem and more! There’s the remnant of a wall in the woods I like to walk...
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,...
Denise Rue

Excerpt from Aphelion by Denise Rue

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue. Purchase this issue in print or digital format to read the other poems, stories, essays and interviews that were featured in this issue. I searched all...

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 of grief in our kitchen I heard a knock at our...
Joyce Lott

Excerpt from Acceptance by Joyce Lott

This essay appears in our July 2015 digital issue. Read the rest of the story and the entire issue by downloading it today.   EVEN AS A CHILD, I wrinkled my nose, wrapped my hair around...
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Excerpt from Luckier by Mark Doty

The following essay appears in our Autumn 2016 issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. Years ago, getting ready to teach a workshop in a town away from home–downtown Lincoln, Nebraska, far from...
Rachel Dacus

Excerpt from The Map of Light by Rachel Dacus

The full poem appears in our January 2015 digital issue. The entire issue can be downloaded here. One bird outside my window repeats Sweet, Sweet, Sweet, and another answers Rock, Rock, Rock, Rock. So I guess I'll soon...