Hsi-wei, Song Sidao and Shi Xing – By Robert Wexelblatt

    The forgotten poet Song Sidao was the son of a minor landlord in Yanzhou.  As the boy showed early promise, his father engaged a...

Jasmine Flowers – By Hemendra Killawala

    There he was again, this time watching her from the cigarette shop opposite her house. Anjana had been noticing him for the past few...

Shoreline – By George Angel

  ( Part 3 of 3) Click here for Part 1 Click here for Part 2 * 15. On my way to the twice-monthly appointment at the Commission of Lunacy, my teeth...

Shoreline – By George Angel

  ( Part 2 of 3) Click here for Part 1 * 8. I have never lived anywhere with a swimming pool. And yet, I have a distinct memory...

Shoreline – By George Angel

    What happens when what we know, what we live and feel leads us away from coherence and unity, and we are left only with...

The Picnic Basket – By Jonathan Ferrini

          "Items found “hiding in plain sight”, are best “left well enough alone”.   I raced home from work to my wilderness paradise,...

Around Robin Hood’s Barn – By Judith Goode

    My therapist wants me to feel my feelings. I have a CD of bird songs and I’m listening to those and sitting in my...

Raglan Road – A Cautionary Tale – By Gabriel Rosenstock

    On Raglan Road of an autumn day I saw her first and knew That her dark hair would weave a snare That I might one day rue...

I’ll be Late for the Christmas Party! – By Jonathan Ferrini

    I live in a modest home, alone; I inherited it from my mom. It’s in the small, cozy town of Arlington, Washington, which is...

Cleaning – By Norbert Kovacs 

    The stain had grown out of hand, Marcia Wilson thought raising her spray in the family bathroom. Black mildew that first covered a patch...

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