By Ken Allan Dronsfield A Seasonal Minuet Summertime, however hard it tries, will always be warm and inviting. A walk along the beach and dunes as summer sings like cool lemonade. Now unreasonable is just the thing, gets me to wonder if summer is crazy. Autumn arrives and leaves are falling, I cannot help but … Continue reading Poems by Ken Allan Dronsfield
By Thomas Page There was a nation called Newlandia which existed in a time not unlike our own. It had majestic coasts sprinkled with fishing villages. It had glens bearding mountains and mountains cutting into the skies. The little country had no reason to be recorded in history because it kept to itself and … Continue reading “Parliament; or Crepe Suzette”
By Thomas Page Dr. Reading wanted to make a scene By transforming a cat into a dream Teacher by the end of fifteen school weeks. Sangchu, his proposed student, barely speaks Nor communicates with the clarity Normally reserved by rarity Of talking animals. “This is harder Than I initially envisioned,” to her He said. … Continue reading “Brain of a Cat”
The Braille Reader By Deryn Pittar “There’re feathers all over the floor, again,” Mother said, her voice cross and exasperated. “I’m heartily sick of picking them up.” Christina shook her head at this utterly ridiculous statement, considering they didn’t have a budgie or a parrot. Her mother had early-on-set dementia and often became confused. She … Continue reading Story Contest 3rd place
By Ryan Quinn Flanagan There is much fun to be had if you are willing to have it the scales tip back out of blue moon and into your waiting arms glue that’s known as paste bean counters and jailhouse confessions the man on the other end of the line … Continue reading Crank Calling a Place of Business
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By Thomas Page -------------------------------- “Dear Dr. Kesey, I am not able to attend class today because I have the flu. Yours, Joseph Brown” --------------------------------- “Dear Mr. Brown, I would normally excuse your absence from class, but I’ve noticed you have never attended any of the discussion sections with Ms. Florin. You have used all of … Continue reading A Dramatic Recounting of a Email Chain Between a Student and His Professor
By Thomas Page To the little fiend Who is calling my stomach Home, you need to scram Every time we tell Ourselves "what in the Lord's name Is this sickness" flu? The displaced rosebush On alien soul starts To bloom differently Will there be flowers In the coming centuries? A world without spring?
By John Page How GPS works. Walk. WALK. WALK WALK WALK. Wrong way. Still wrong. Why bother. Panic that you will never find the place. Walk and walk and walk again. STOP! You are here.
By John Page Bunny hop. Bunny hop. Bunny hop. Bunny stop. Bunny look at you. Bunny get worried. Bunny go home. You sad.