Poetry

Poetry

Old Woolen Rug Published: August 1, 2013 By Therese Samson Wenham Naked, we sat on the rug and talked even though the wool was old and sharp. We were hungry and chilled; our knees pulled in tight. We hadn’t made love. It was after the hot bath and the long phone call. We no longer … Continue reading

Writer and Artist Bios

Writer and Artist Bios

Art | For the past several years, Rene Farkass has been actively investigating the figurative form in conjunction with appropriated material in the development of his painting series and other works. Originally from Washington, DC, where he had his first show at the Smithsonian Institute’s Museum of American Art, Rene Farkass is now a local … Continue reading

Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Nearing Dawn | Published: August 1, 2013 By Maureen Breeze Moonlight spills through the bedroom window suggesting it’s close to 4 a.m., but I refuse to peek at the clock. I avoid the glaring red numbers that remind me my hopes for sleep are slipping away. I roll over, flip my pillow, and bury my … Continue reading

Fiction

Fiction

Half Empty | Published: August 1, 2013 By Nina Martinek The radio is crackling with news, so I snap it off and rub my sore eye. Each day it is blurrier, as though a blind is being drawn slowly closed on half of me. My mother isn’t there, but I find my breakfast on the … Continue reading