Lesson Plans / The Rain Never Stopped
By Jessie Knoles lesson plans in fifth grade we dissected a chicken leg our science teacher bought at aRead more.
By claire hopple I followed someone. This person, Claudia, I knew her a long time ago. I had never followedRead more.
A Burning Girl
By Cathy Ulrich There was one day at school that one of the girls started on fire. She was eatingRead more.
How to Tame an Angel
By meghan mcclure Take your bones to bed again, and then again. Rub yourself down with ash and wine workedRead more.
By julie paul At the crossroads of the crotch begins the vulval buzz: ten thousand bees, lips on a trumpet.Read more.
The Moon Instead
by kiley reid I told my mother I was going on a mission trip but I went to the moonRead more.
(after Warsan Shire) by theo legro The year death began to follow me in and out of every door. TheRead more.
The Last Fragile Thing
By Erin Calabria I knew he was going to leave even before that winter, the air stitched with sleet whileRead more.
By bud smith The night they took his father off life support, we scaled the fence and went toRead more.
Funny How Tender Can Mean Two Things
by anna lea jancewicz Lydia hadn’t realized Paul’s superiority to Kurt all at once. It hadn’t been swift like foodRead more.
It Felt Like Love
By Brian Ellis Shout-out to when you were 22 and living on a saggy, semi-inflated mattress on the floor ofRead more.
Speculation On What Judas Bought With The Blood Money
by julianne neely fish to eat sheep a secret perhaps greatest one yet immortality surely worth more than mansion onRead more.
by Devin Kelly The drums on Call Me on Your Way Back Home, I said. Yeah, Bunny said. They don’tRead more.
By Renoir gaither near the glass giraffes and Milk Duds behind jars of clover jelly just as the pinball machinesRead more.
There are Tamales Here
(after Jamaal May) by sara borjas There are tamales here so many tamales here is what I am trying toRead more.
by cassandra de alba Love finds you on a beach with dirty hair. Love finds you breathless, spluttering and uncertain,Read more.
Editor’s Note, Issue #4
This issue builds on the work of all the others that were published before it. The poems and stories areRead more.