Issue 5

Table of Contents

Issue 5

Elizabeth R. Curry Poetry Contest Winners:


Winner,

Tarzan, My Tarzan
Mary Elizabeth Parker


Runner-Up Contestants,

Tialoc
John Nieves

The Middle School Scab Eater
Nicelle Davis

Fiction

The Old Man and the Tree
Mickey Hess

Brothers
Shawna Moyer

What Sally Sells
Joshua Reese

Leader of Men
Meg Tuite

The Silo and the Water Wheel
Mark Bowers

Doubt
Shawna Moyer

Poetry

Ode to Candy
Tobi Cogswell

When Spring Begins
B.Z. Niditch

The Beauty of Stones
Victoria Elizabeth

Virginia Napalm
Daniel Ruefman

Penguins
Evie McCarthy

On Shotguns
Alex Cigale

To Jeff
Paul Hostovsky

Summer Solstice
Mario Duarte

Centripetal Motion
Devi Lockwood

Twisted Psyche
Mike Berger

Two and Two
Elizabeth Kerlikowske

please don't name that reservoir
Peter Schwartz

The Palm Reader is Packing It In
Richard Luftig

5:55
Katherine Goertz

Ancient Boats
Simon Perchik

Dread
Brady Rhoades

i am the smoke tumbling from your lips
Casey Novak

Reforestation
Gerard Samat

Nostrum
Diane Lockward

My Death as Coleslaw
Thomas O'Connell

September
Lyn Lifshin

Solitaire
John Grey

Love's Desire
Darryl Jungen

Big Business
Ariel Smart

Flappers
Thomas McDade

Drawing Blood, Drawing Bread
Octavio Quintanilla

Project
Marian Kaplun Shapiro

La Chascona
In Neruda's Home City

Reporting
Guy R. Beining

Comfort Food, With Garnish
Andrei Guruianu

Ghosts L-Z
Richard Kostelanetz

Advice to a Younger Self
Kasandra Larsen


Creative Nonfiction


The Legend of the Hubcap Lady
Dorothy Blackcrow Mack

Double Portraits
Hilary Schaper

Sock Magnets
Tami Richards

Prayer Wheels
Debbie Wong

The Time That Uncle Tom Died
William Siavelis

'Til Death Do Us Unite
Johanna Wald