April 8, 2016

Heather Bell WHILE TRYING TO WRITE A NOVEL I take a bath. I fill the bathtub with a face and a voice. I fill the bathtub with a man on a bicycle. The man on a bicycle is you and … Continue reading

April 7, 2016

Eileen Doherty HOME MOVIE After my Great Aunt Julia drives her 1975 Ford Fairlane through the plate glass window of the Shady Grove nursing home where her sister lives—not living, Julia says, you’ll never put me in one of those … Continue reading

April 6, 2016

Roberta Beary FIVE HAIKU super moon mother goes quietly back inside       funeral lilacs my sister undoes dad’s watch       worry stone the shape of grief worn smooth       after the cartwheel cumulus and … Continue reading

April 4, 2016

Michele Battiste BOULDER COUNTY, SEPTEMBER 2012: UPON LEARNING THE IUD BECAME DISLODGED FOUR DAYS AFTER INSERTION, I THOUGHT a gold microfiber couch may not have been the most practical choice. There’s always a mess somewhere and a five-year-old everywhere and … Continue reading

April 2, 2016

Jade Foo (age 5) DAD’S LOVING CAT Kitty was playing, chasing birds. She saw a person walking by And she noticed it was Daddy. So she ran, ran after Daddy As fast as she could And stepped on his foot. … Continue reading