Hiking

By G David Schwartz Artwork by Mitchell Price I hear hiking is a good sport.  But it does not have the essentials of a real good sport. A ball. Football,  baseball, basket ball, golf   are good sports precisely because they each have a ball. Its not the size of the ball which matters but how …

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Erin’s Bust

By John Horvath Jr. Artwork by Alli Rowe Folding clothes and wiping plates, she works at silent attitudes not quite new, not quite old, nor not quite suited to the place her parents set for her.   (Spreading puffy soft hurting sensitive soreness)   She who occupied with silent spaces between well-constructed sentences and book …

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Compression

By Ian C. Webb Artwork by Alli Rowe   1. Decompression on the Sovereign Territory’s beach on the med you unclenched your platoon’s knuckle tattoos Trooped into Brize to Pie-Eater’s-Pier-now-the-Orwell-Boutique sang yourself across zebra stripes on that birthday’s eve stark-naked between Belisha Beacon’s egg-yolk pulse   2. P.T.S.D. your grandfather’s uncle: the R.S.M.’s corporal: was …

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Lenny

By Mary Shanley Artwork by Sloane Adler Lenny and I joined Susan, his wife, a sociologist, at a political science party. It was held to celebrate Fordham’s survey results being featured on the cover of the New York Times. I worked on this survey; it was about changes in race relations. We conducted our research …

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