Peaches by Rebecca Valley

Peaches by Rebecca Valley

Because it is summer the only bearable time of day is late, almost midnight. You are sitting on the front porch watching moths move toward the street lights. The cicadas hum. You are eating peaches, one after another. You eat them slowly, watching the way the center streaks blood red so at first you are […]

Home Recipe by Emma Sloley

Home Recipe by Emma Sloley

Start in late spring, when the world is clamorous with new life. Why not fall, or early summer, or even winter? Spring is so obvious. Never mind. Spring is the time to start.   Make sure you’ve recently suffered a string of small calamities that have unraveled your life. A beloved dog dies. You lose […]

The Mother by Dana Verdino

The Mother by Dana Verdino

At the base of the hill was a pasture in which tall grass and red clover grew. The wind crackled the tender leaves of a willow tree that grew on top of the hill. She meandered past the tree and slowly down the hill to where the soft grass meets the pasture. The shutter window […]

Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor

We’re very excited to bring your our third annual summer issue! This season’s issue features vignettes by Emma Sloley, Mykelle Thompson-Graves, and Joe Giordano, among many more talented writers. In addition to this, we chose Rebekah Morley to fill the issue with her extraordinary photography! I hope you enjoy this issue as much as I […]