Monthly Archives: April 2016

Phil Smith

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I’M LUCKY I heard a man say he hated his wife. I love my wife, I’m lucky. I heard a man say he hated his kid. I love my daughter, I’m lucky. I heard a man say he was going … Continue reading

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Two Announcements

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It is with great pleasure that I announce that my novella, The Appointment, has been accepted for publication by Vine Leaves Press.  The Appointment is a Kafaesque/gothic tale about a man whose very existence is in question. It is due … Continue reading

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Marian Shapiro

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INSTRUCTIONS TO CHILD VICTIMS OF TORTURE REGARDING TRAINING FOR THE FUTURE COMMISSION OF A MASSACRE* Instructions To Child Victims © Copyright 2016 Marian Shapiro In addition to her writing, Marian practices as a psychologist and Quaker. Her poetry often combines … Continue reading

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Nancy Powell

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The Smell of Whiskey It was quiet like the smell of whiskey before he poured his first drink, hand steady. Then the glass crashed into the sink, as night ran down the tree line to full dark. The amber liquid … Continue reading

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Melanie Antanesian

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101 For 101 years, my country has suffered through a great injustice Boiling blood and broken hearts spill onto the streets every 24th of April No matter how hard the Turkish government tries to silence us From rallying, protesting, and … Continue reading

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Gabrielle Treadwell

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Oh America (A love story) End the stipulator, regulations that end in life or death situations. K-BOOM! this idealist society that everything and everyone is Equal It’s insulting. “This land is my land?”  Well is it? Or is it just … Continue reading

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Geoff Koury

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object if i understood tenderness doom would not surprise me thought is snapping stems utterance its muddied petals all dichotomy escapes them semblance their essential trapping © Geoffrey Koury 2016 Geoff lives in Northern VA and facilitates a monthly poetry … Continue reading

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Radio Hotline with Dennis Price – Podcast

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In case you missed the 30 for 30 radio appearance on Dennis Price’s show on Tuesday evening, he has posted the podcast on his website.  Scroll down  and you will find it along with a photo of the in-studio guests … Continue reading

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Carrie Teresa Maison

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Salon Moulinex in dusty pink streams in flight back and forth over the long locks of hair I used to have before I fell from town, from homeroom, from a girl’s reputation and grace. It was long, dark and purely … Continue reading

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Allison Fuentes

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Taylor and the Merry-Go-Round Gleaming red and warmed from the summer sun, the merry-go-round sat, waiting for the first of September when through the recess doors will burst a pack of fifth graders who will sprint past the big slide … Continue reading

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