hobart logo

Showing results for July, 2016

Two Poems photo
July 29, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Scott Miles

Tonight a boy goes to a field where he knows a horse has died.

Love Letter photo
July 28, 2016 | Fiction

Love Letter

Shasta Grant

You told Mrs. Miller you had to make up a clarinet lesson so you needed to leave class early and she believed you, the old bat, even... more

B(Earth)day photo
July 27, 2016 | Poetry

B(Earth)day

Matthew Schmidt

I’m shoving fat candles into dirt, blowtorching the wicks and tooting horns. I couldn’t render enough tallow to... more

Wow and Flutter #4: Be Thankful for What You Got photo
July 26, 2016 | Nonfiction

Wow and Flutter #4: Be Thankful for What You Got

Tyler Koshakow

I make him coffee, I make hot chocolate for his kids, and sometimes I buy his weed.

Two Poems photo
July 25, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Maggie Graber

April A cycle with seven edges equals my dream of bicycle spokes jutting towards the center of an ice cream bowl.... more

A Moon Shaped Pool photo
July 23, 2016 | Jukebox Happy Hour

A Moon Shaped Pool

Micah Ling

This whole album is full of wandering. Play it at a high altitude, and the line might fade entirely between dream and reality.

 
 
notes from the underground photo
July 22, 2016 | Nonfiction

notes from the underground

Melissa Matthewson

start with the word catholic and an image surfaces—what first? Brother Aquinas adorned in black robes, his large gold cross (or was it silver) swinging from hip-to-hip, his cloaked arms holding tight the Bible to his chest, in reach of his heart.

The Neon Demon photo
July 21, 2016 | movie reviews

The Neon Demon

Sean Kilpatrick

People are just the mares under their craft.

Two Poems photo
July 21, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Molly Bess Rector

You were dead: tiny birds of glass littered the road like jeweled confetti for a New Year’s bash.

Dunn and Hooper Standing in Dunn’s Yard photo
July 20, 2016 | Fiction

Dunn and Hooper Standing in Dunn’s Yard

Brandon Barrett

The cousin had called my thesis advisor and said something like, “Hey, film professor cousin, can you do this film for us?” and my thesis advisor was like, “Hey, no. But I know a guy who is still unemployed four months after graduation and is about to get evicted.”

 
 
To the Loch Ness photo
July 19, 2016 | Poetry

To the Loch Ness

Cait Weiss

Or more specifically its monster, long tail whisper in our swimming pool: in a valley girl’s mind. 

Trying photo
July 18, 2016 | Fiction

Trying

David Byron Queen

We spent that summer on Dad's couch trying not to move, because if we didn’t move we wouldn’t spend

Weiner-Dog / Dinner in America photo
July 18, 2016 | movie reviews

Weiner-Dog / Dinner in America

Sean Kilpatrick

The Great God Pan

Two Poems photo
July 15, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Anna Deem

Dibs In Chicago, we use dibs to take ownership of what we will never own. Traffic cones, rusted patio chairs, strollers, a... more

Morning Rituals photo
July 14, 2016 | Poetry

Morning Rituals

Todd Osborne

He started as a single Clay Aiken, the one we all knew with the smiling face and aw-shucks demeanor

Stolen photo
July 13, 2016 | Fiction

Stolen

Christopher DeWan

Her first reaction was to laugh: "That's so like you, Camilla, to lose an entire car." 

Lone Horse Running photo
July 12, 2016 | Poetry

Lone Horse Running

E.G. Cunningham

If this were paint it’d be asymptotic, red.

Long Live the King  photo
July 11, 2016 | Nonfiction

Long Live the King 

Megan Kirby

A girl on my train is watching Kylie Jenner’s snapchat. I lean in and watch over her shoulder. I can't hear, but it doesn't really matter.

When photo
July 8, 2016 | Fiction

When

Cathy Mellett

When I turned to face you. I knew I had to face you.

Artificial Ecstasy photo
July 7, 2016 | Nonfiction

Artificial Ecstasy

Mila Jaroniec

I found out I was pregnant in the bathroom of a wine bar. 

Four Poems photo
July 6, 2016 | Poetry

Four Poems

Shayla Lawson

Too many toasties cut in quarters for Subway. Too many indemnity claims at Allstate.

Sal and Dean Are Dicks photo
July 5, 2016 | Fiction

Sal and Dean Are Dicks

Yasmina Din Madden

It’s clear that most of these students hate Sal, Dean, and Kerouac.

Three Poems photo
July 4, 2016 | Poetry

Three Poems

Joshua Johnston

If you’re wanting to write a poem that will appeal to the largest possible amount of people, you really can’t go wrong writing a poem about water.

Human Performance photo
July 2, 2016 | Jukebox Happy Hour

Human Performance

Micah Ling

Chaos and beauty, sirens, dancing and weeping.

Four Poems photo
July 1, 2016 | Poetry

Four Poems

Chloe N. Clark

we feel safe when we taste one another and we feel safest when our mouths are numb