_____I wasn’t ready/for how light the body can be.
Cedar Shingles by Sarah Rutter
_____They say it is good luck to see you.
Dump Week by Alex McElroy
_____We called ourselves thieves, at first, when except for the drinking we had done nothing wrong.
_____I am arm wrestling/an invisible man.
Another Day by Carousel
Mother Moves Us, Father by Nate Liederbach
_____Mother moves us. It’s 1987. Because of the Alps, she moves us.
Interview with Edmund White by Maggie Zebracka
_____I went from when I was teenager, thinking I was utterly unique, the strangest person who ever lived
_____to later thinking I was generic, typical, a gay man of my generation, psychoanalyzed and oppressed
_____in the 50s and liberated in the 60s and exalted in the 70s and wiped out in the 80s.
Corpse Pose by Kristen Kuczenski
_____Skin on the black lake cat-pawed, jellied, clear
Dog Years by Edward Helfers
_____No-Name washed up back when I was living in the Bywater, recovering from Cheryl and
_____In truth, she didn’t starve/to talk to God–
the Witch by Freya Gibbon
_____the Witch lives/in a televised serial
Little Red Roses by Jennifer Nicely
Québec by Boona Daroom
_____The concierge is the world’s worst concierge.
Ghosts Into Stones by Gary Carter
_____I turns ghosts into stone & stone into ghosts the old man told me in stuttering tongue
_____September sheds a calendar of unemployed leaves/along the plain’s open palm
Cover Art by Taylor Emrey Glascock