Issue Two — (September – November, 2021)

Miriam Akervall
Twobody

Brian J. Alvarado
Hades Wins Again

Cathy Barber
Blood
Ode to Silence

Brent Bechtel
Words Are Whole Afternoons
The First Six Hours

Tony Beyer
Open Road
Tomas Tranströmer

Ace Boggess
“Why Are We All So Curious?”

Yuan Changming
The Origin of a Family Name

Rick Christiansen
Wink Back
Paradigm Shift
TRIPLE WORD SCORE

Norman Cristofoli
Thoughts at 20,000 Feet

Albert DeGenova
Engine Running
Kissing Blackface

Joann Deiudicibus
Angel of Constellations
At Home

Frank William Finney
Nergal

Marc Frazier
Realms: Demeter and Persephone

John Hicks
Solitude Is a Place
Skipping Stones

Alison Jennings
Water of Life

Mark Jurkovic
Hellfire and Fever
The Raw Edge

Jeremy T. Karn
Depression
Study War No More

Shallene McGrath
Seasoned

David Mihalyov
Shovel
Trouble

Suzanne Miller
47
Platt River, Sandhill Cranes

Maria Nazos
My Cousin and Marilyn
Vision Quest
Imagine Me as Smoke

Garth Pavell
Six Years without Furniture
It’s Always Midnight

Lacey Pruitt-Thomas
A George’s House

Christopher Rubio-Goldsmith
Her Father’s Dinero
Lard

Kelly Sargent
The Mushroom Caves in Madrid
My Voice

Kevin Stadt
Root

John L. Stanizzi
Flying Blind
Train Whistle
Blank Page

Christian Ward
Giant Long-Legged Katydid
Hercules Beetle

Megan Wildhood
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