“Man on the Floor” by Jack Powers

Jack Powers MAN ON THE FLOOR I remember my thirteen-year-old self walking through my sister’s freshman dorm as the girls yelled, “Man on the floor!  Man on the floor!” and I, not yet a man but hoping, looked for any … Continue reading

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“On July 8″ by Elly Bookman

Elly Bookman ON JULY 8 The man who waved the mock trophy was the saddest. The boy who wiped his tears and smeared green and yellow paint on his collar was the saddest. The model who watched with her taxi … Continue reading

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“Laundry List” by Michelle Ornat

Michelle Ornat LAUNDRY LIST I’m terrible at running errands, going to the post office,  picking up my dry cleaning. Once I lived in Virginia for four years before I went to the DMV to get a license.  I didn’t want … Continue reading

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