2016

Matthew Minicucci

Kappa It’s raining again, you say. Near flow and no-slip. Car on the curvature of space and time and boxed wine. Here: the clear empty well of a disappointed glance. New glacier. Gravitation and some brief disturbance of co-habitation. Volume…
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Amelia Martens

Some Day We Will be Scientists, or Farmers   We have begun the experiments. Peek-a- Boo Birdhouse, with two-way mirror so the girls can spy on chirpy hatchlings, watch cartoons, and cry. Next comes the Roots- Vue Farm Kit, dirt…
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Siel Ju

What He Meant The coffee spill added a familiar sentiment to an otherwise simple postcard. A Clarification It is true, I was desperate. But I wanted to impress upon him that I was not quite as desperate as I first…
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Kathleen Nalley

Holiday Inn After the bruised body recovered, after being shoved into a car, after the knot in the temple subsided after a platter of fried chicken smashed into her head, her mamma took her girls to the Holiday Inn and…
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David Lehman

Five O’clock Rush The nurse left work at five o’clock. My heart stopped beating at 5:01. There was no one in the room when I died and no one to notice the miracle of my return to consciousness. Perhaps you…
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