Poems by John Grey

MORNING AT THE COTTAGE A gift from night chill, from the dry wind grace, from the incomparable red-rimmed morning sunlight in a slow spread everywhere... deep the earth becomes, endless mystic fervor; feel the freshened wind through oak's forked bough, fragrance of honey from each old hollow. Shadows spread far, strike the nostrils in a … Continue reading Poems by John Grey

Poems by Phoebe Marrall

THE SAME PRIVACY   These I saw: small onions laid with their root discs punctuating the longitude poles. Polar caps,  yes, navels to the earth where  their buried unions still hold.   That space along the stalls, unpeopled on this damp morning, stops me (for it insists), with the  white parking lines leaping  to the … Continue reading Poems by Phoebe Marrall

First Place Short Fiction Contest: Lost and Found by Colleen M. Tice

Part I The archeology class has been on the dig site for two months. They had been studying abroad on the outskirts of the Island Aswan. The group’s campground is on the edge of the east banks of the Nile River. Professor Alexander Bakas received permission to dig on the site for three months. His … Continue reading First Place Short Fiction Contest: Lost and Found by Colleen M. Tice