Your Hands – By Kunal Mehra

  * ..story about my mother’s hands and all they’ve borne witness to, and how our hands can store memories and be the reservoir of our...

The Bone-Crushers – By Jeanne Farewell

    They did not just crush them: they ate them.  Some of the bones were of animals from the slaughterhouse; others were human bones from...

Theater Musings – By Gary Beck

    Seven million G.I.s returned from World War II and went to college on the G.I. bill, paid for by grateful Uncle Sam. This led...

Summer At Their Home – By Kunal Mehra

    Every summer, starting when I was around eight, my mom, sister, and I would pack our bags, buy train tickets and hop on the...

Grandeur – By George Angel

    I have lost my dignity. Though my wife mourns it daily, is appalled, I say, "Good riddance!" I sit hunched over and receive the minutes, let...

What is Poetry? – By Colin Ian Jeffery

    I believe poetry is the highest of mankind’s literary achievements, timeless, appealing down the ages, revealing imagery of the poet’s struggles and experiences, stresses...

Love in the Time of Covid – By Robin Gregory

         “Magical realism gives a voice to the soul, a language to the heart.” Time is a fickle mistress. Even scientists and philosophers...

Reading Emily Wilson’s Trash-Talking Odyssey in the Time of Covid – By Rex...

  It’s late summer and I’m sitting on the couch, hurriedly flipping through the sports channels with an air of desperation, as if the pin...

Driving Miss Emma – By Miriam Edelson

  My daughter Emma is straining to craft an identity separate from me. At twenty-seven she is achieving this as she forges her life’s path. I...

Corona Virus – What Our Dreams Are Trying To Tell Us

  By Catherine Lieuwen   In the first dream I had, I tested positive for Coronavirus.  Delirious, I woke up and fell to my knees, praying.  I...

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