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...

Solomon – By Dennis Vannatta

  Someone with a good heart, who could have easily gone on through the EZ-Pass lane and washed his hands of the affair, went out...

Maintenance – By George Angel

    Amis had been grazed to the right of his spine by a bolt of lightning when he was an adolescent. That was the side...

The Autumn of the General – By Nabeel Najjar

    Translated from the Arabic by Essam M. Al-Jassim   He woke up early, as usual, and slipped swiftly from beneath the immense pile of blankets to...

Surrender – By Bari Lynn Hein

  Dad’s car had plastic seat covers and no seatbelts. Whenever he turned a corner, he would intentionally accelerate, and Brad and I would slide...

Tea with Old Friends – By Jonathan Ferrini

  It was a weekly treat for me to attend an elegant, afternoon, “High Tea” at the beautiful “Mark Hopkins Hotel” after church services across...

The Sky Sailor – By Hareendran Kallinkeel

    Her steps, long leaps in the sky, allow her to travel miles in seconds. The wind that whooshes under her stretched arms tickles her...

Briefest Use – By Hayden Moore

  This is an allegorical fiction following a girl named Echo as she tries to navigate a city where words only have meaning in the...

The Lighthouse – By Omar Essa

  The lighthouse was built with faith and it was sturdy against concussions of doubt. It was weather-worn and stained with lichen, but age only...

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