The fire swayed and dodged the men.
When they smacked at the fire, it jumped.

Michael Chitwood, "The Elements Will Have Their Way" from Issue 8

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Spring Issue #19

Featuring: Manipulating the Reader

     
     
     

FICTION

Craig Bernardini
 The Stability of Floating Bodies

Lee Upton
A Meadow

Tina Tocco
Necessaries
That Boy’s a Catch

Catherine Carberry
Safety

Michael George
Chemistry

Robin Messing
Old Married Couple

Sandy Nietling
A Million Tigers Who Aren’t Mad at You

Stephen Jarrett
Siccità      

NONFICTION

Krista Christensen
Etymologies

Chelsea Biondolillo
Critical Learning Period

POETRY

Rich Smith
The Most American Thing I’ve Ever Seen

Laura Maher
Letter to the Gone Lover, Late May

Elisabeth Murawski
Revery 

Robert Cording
Prayer While Driving Home After My Yearly         Physical

Jeffrey Harrison
Little Red Book

Luiza Flynn-Goodlett
Sky

Fay Dillof
Black Ants
The First Time We Went Camping 

Robert Nazarene
What I Remember Most

Angie Estes
Lieu d’hiver mémoire

Sydney Lea
Stick Season

Elton Glaser
Good for What Ails You 

Stephanie Rogers
Phone Call
We Remember You for Now

Katie Condon
Timestamps 

Billy Collins
The Present  

James Haug
A Box of Records

 

 

 

POETRY (continued)

Sarah Brown Weitzman
My This, My That

Michael Chitwood
Pie
 
Paul Carroll
Flipping Through King Leopold’s Ghost 

Okla Elliott
Depleted Uranium and Other
  Facebook Posts

David Yezzi
Night Blind 
Aubade 

James Lineberger
Face to Face 
Here’s My Love Poem 

Susan Blackwell Ramsey
They Used To Be So Valuable They Were Free

Sandy Gingras
Query

Chrys Tobey
When We Were Neanderthals 

Jessica Plante
Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle

Meg Kearney
Ibis 

Greg McBride
Bank Shot 

Anders Carlson-Wee
Cousin Scott on His Lizard
Cousin Scott on Doomsday 
White Earth, Minnesota

Julie Danho
Jenny Perowski Is Ahead of Me in the Grocery     Store Line 

Mark Belair
Grammar School 

Mark Kraushaar
When Mr. Bridges Died

Jonathan Louis Duckworth
If I Could Have Your Attention

Matthew J. Spireng
Directions 

David Barber
The Rubaiyat of Omar Aqta

Donald Platt
Fantaisie 

FEATURE:
Manipulating the Reader

Rebecca McClanahan
 I Second That Emotion

Debra Marquart
Tell It Cool: On Writing with Restraint

A-J Aronstein
Staying with Argos: Odysseus and His Dog
 
C. L. Dallat
Yeats and Heaney: The Poetry Without the Pity

Matthew VanWinkle
Designs Less Palpable: Emotional Manipulation    and Even-Handedness in Keats