Spring 2013


Learning to Let Go by Bombadil

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Think of a House by Okla Elliott

_____ The father doesn’t drink, but he used to./The mother isn’t happy, but she was

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Artoons by Rolli

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If Only I’d Thought of It by Christopher Citro

_____ Did they sit around the dinner table/ taking turns saying: “It’s a nasty habit.”

_____Poetry

Spring by Brooks Long & the Mad Dog No Good

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House-Sitting , Woman in the Diorama , and Roadside by Annah Browning

_____ There is a man inside/the house, teaching/the living room how to burn.

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Woodley Park by Sarah Mollie Silberman

_____We joke about conventional and unconventional uses for duct tape

_____Fiction

On the Flood, Grown More Perilous by Brianna Noll

_____ We think/we want to feel/the sparks—/dive in and glow.

_____Poetry

Georgia by Channing Showalter

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Woman at the well and Listening by Meriwether Clarke

_____ My skin stretches,/holding all these pieces in

_____Poetry

Smile4Waxy by Anthony Walner

_____Some of the following is a lie. I worry I am beginning to believe it true.

_____Nonfiction

Everett by Ann Pelletier

_____ We come to the place where my son is/ and his name.

_____Poetry

An Interview with Nikky Finney by Cara Dees

_____I want to save a moment. I want to save what a sunset looks like from seat 8A on a plane.

_____Interview

Go Like This by Dara-Lyn Shrager

_____ Somebody with ill intentions/ has come to my door.

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don’t be cruel by Ashley Anderson

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_____Dance

Bystander’s Lament by Katy Miller

_____ I am a witness to the wars,/ a witness to the witnesses of wars,

_____Poetry

A Savior, Belief, Tupac, and Balloons by Venita Blackburn

_____Water balloon wars are primal, vicious productions.

_____Fiction

Only For You by Heartless Bastards

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Elegy and Self-Portrait in Binary by P. J. Williams

_____ Through the door broken open: smoke,/ honeysuckle, ashed-over daffodils.

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Lesbian Cattle Dogs by Lydia Conklin

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Spring 2013 Contributors

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Cover Art by Athena Melton