Along the Cam, at the Jesus Lock, you take my hand. A sparrowhawk flies above us with its massive wingspan, making a terrible sound, keening, screaming. Your hand is warm. All of this time, it has been warm.
Some must reads are on our list this week, courtesy of jmww Flash Fiction editor Kristin Bonilla. What are you reading? Comment below and we’ll check it out! “You are going […]
Rust climbs happily along these old parked VWs, in no real hurry to decompose. Vines full of unnecessary flowers unfurl at their own damn leisure.
The seventh annual Chesapeake Writers’ Conference at St. Mary’s College of Maryland is June 24-30, 2018. Each year, the Conference hosts writers at all levels of experience for a rich week of […]
The cancer chews holes in my bones.
I lose pieces of my skull.
Every story has a slight twinge of unreality to it, but at the same time hums with an inescapable, gritty humanity.
I saw the dream hens waking and stretching their wings, remembering the sky.
“If I fly far enough, the blue lights will engulf me and carry me up.”
Lake Michigan By Daniel Borzutzky 88 Pages University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018 $15.95 ISBN: 978-0-8229-6522-0 Lake Michigan continues Daniel Borzutzky’s stark poetic depiction of a world in the grips of […]
The King of Good Intentions By John Andrew Fredrick 266 Pages Portland: Verse Chorus Press, 2013 $14.95 ISBN-13: 978-1-891241-10-9. There have been great rock novels written about famous fictional bands […]