Henry Aaron and Other Poems

By Michael Ceraolo Henry Aaron I was too new to argue when a Braves PR guy decided to call me Hank; everyone who knew me called me Henry From what I've heard of Babe Ruth, he would have congratulated me for breaking his record, just as I later congratulated Barry Bonds But in April 1974 … Continue reading Henry Aaron and Other Poems

Swish

By Matthew Ulmer I was invisible until the day I got superpowers. Not literally invisible, of course. Just your average high school kid: a small group of equally irrelevant friends, a crush on a girl who didn’t know I existed, an out-of-reach dream college as I entered sophomore year. And I really sucked at sports. … Continue reading Swish

Their Time: Female Biathletes, a Landmark Anniversary, and the Battle against Climate Change

By Kris Haines-Sharp She came with two kids, two guns, and a dog. The dog and children stayed. The guns? Another story. One sold to a man in his forties who had taken up biathlon. The other, propped in a case in the back of our bedroom closet. I stopped reading the stickers, plastered on … Continue reading Their Time: Female Biathletes, a Landmark Anniversary, and the Battle against Climate Change