The Class

By John Grey Large and small, dumb and smart, emphatic strides, indifferent straggle - the classroom fills. Some heads stare eagerly at the blackboard, others twist, bob, whisper. A few are clear about what they want. Most are attuned to getting by as best they can. The dunces wonder what they're doing there. The teacher … Continue reading The Class

His Words

By Rebby Berard “What are you doing?” “Watching turtles.” “Isn’t that boring?” “Nah, they’re cool.” “I guess so…” “Look, those two are friends!” “Like us.” “Just like us.” “They’re probably all friends.” “Or family.” “Either way, I’m more lonely than these turtles.” “Ah yes, this is a conversation between you, Allen Jameson, and me, chopped … Continue reading His Words

His Words

By Rebby Berard “What are you doing?”“Watching turtles.” “Isn’t that boring?”“Nah, they’re cool.”“I guess so…”“Look, those two are friends!”“Like us.”“Just like us.”“They’re probably all friends.”“Or family.” “Either way, I’m more lonely than these turtles.”“Ah yes, this is a conversation between you, Allen Jameson, and me, chopped liver.” “Dev, you know what I mean.”“How you think … Continue reading His Words

Big Fight in FortReal Chapter 1

By Chaher Alzaman Chapter One 0. A flying punch pushed through the cold air. It missed, but the fight carried on.  Now there were more cheering and rowdiness in the crowd.  The fight heated up, and the crowd engulfed more crowd.  More punches were thrown, and the crowd asked for more.  Outrageously, one of the spectators seemed to be moving … Continue reading Big Fight in FortReal Chapter 1

“Grammarian” (Haiku 183-188)

By Thomas Page Grammar, grammar, ev’rywhere But not a drop to Think—English lecture The passive voice is Found in wordy, technical Scholarly journals The active voice finds Itself in the style guides Of writing classes Write, revise, write, breathe, Revise, look up source again, Rewrite, revise, print “More than him” means, in Essence, I prefer … Continue reading “Grammarian” (Haiku 183-188)