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The Pastor and Marguerite photo
September 6, 2019 | Youth Group Essays, Nonfiction

The Pastor and Marguerite

Melissa Mesku

My heart is open. I can feel it. It’s never open. This can’t be a coincidence. This—

Two Poems photo
September 6, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

Kevin Latimer

this poem starts on a tuesday in Kansas

a twister settles in. there is a twister dancing 
in the... more

Magic Booth photo
September 5, 2019 | Nonfiction

Magic Booth

Chris J. Bahnsen

My father’s disjointed rage has shocked him—I’ve seen that look before. He no longer draws from his beer even as Dad tilts his own way up.

Kyle photo
September 5, 2019 | Fiction

Kyle

Kyle Francis Williams

Doris said she would pray for me because I was a kind person and her murdered great-nephew had also been named Kyle.

(re)liability photo
September 4, 2019 | Nonfiction

(re)liability

Clayre Benzadón

Cars fly by, the collective braking tantrum screech, the only speech the boy knows well enough. 

Cultured Meat Pastoral photo
September 4, 2019 | Poetry

Cultured Meat Pastoral

Lucian Mattison

Goats and cows’ dreams have little pull yet. Cheese
is still cheese, piston driven milkers likely painful. The future
of... more

No One Has Ever Been Raptured photo
September 3, 2019 | Youth Group Essays

No One Has Ever Been Raptured

Jo Barchi

Her head is hung in anguish. She has opened the window. She is telling Satan to leave our house. She is upset with us.

Three Poems  photo
September 3, 2019 | Poetry

Three Poems 

Rosebud Ben-Oni

                                                           
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Nearing 40 photo
September 2, 2019 | Nonfiction

Nearing 40

Peter Witte

I am no longer youthful, but not quite middle aged either. Traces of a younger me are present, though fading.

Whiskey for my Men, Beer for my Hoopleheads: pt. 6 photo
September 1, 2019 | Whiskey for my Men, Beer for my Hoopleheads

Whiskey for my Men, Beer for my Hoopleheads: pt. 6

Kevin Mahler

Read Kevin Mahler's Introduction to his ongoing 6-part "Portrait Series Paralleling Characters in HBO’s... more