Sadness  

  By: Kelli J Gavin       “When people ask me how I’m doing, I want to say, this sadness is the only clean shirt I have left and my washing machine has been broken for months.”  Rudy Francisco       I have been reading a lot of small chapbooks and collections of … Continue reading Sadness  

Tommy Poems

  By Thomas Page “Late December Days” Late December days are just blurs Because of the Yuletide havoc Causing panic amongst shoppers. Can I e’er so gentle be lured To reverie on a hammock Without worry about the toppers On Douglas firs or green spruces? A sense of meeting toward truces. “The Name of This … Continue reading Tommy Poems

Second Place Winner of the Holiday Poetry Contest: The Holiday

By Bernadette Perez  The Holiday Home with family and friends Dinner Feast for kings Time spent reminiscing A day of thanks You run out the door Paper in hand Adrenaline pumping Deals Bargains Saving 50-75% Buyer incentives BOGO Two for one Be the first customer Receive free rewards Stand in line for hours Hustle and bustle … Continue reading Second Place Winner of the Holiday Poetry Contest: The Holiday

Holiday Contest Winner- Fiction: We Better Get Back Before Dark

By David Ritterskamp “We better get back before dark, Pad.” Kittle’s voice was the only sound either of them had heard all through the quiet, cold day other than the background noise of snow falling, and their feet scrrching through it. Neither of them wanted to say it, but they knew they were in for … Continue reading Holiday Contest Winner- Fiction: We Better Get Back Before Dark