Issue 18

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Contents

Fiction

Ana Mendieta Haunts The Block” by Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes

Earth Has No Sorrow That Heaven Can’t Heal” by Lynn Pane

Draft Day” by Katherine Hill

Misfits” by Bruce Holbert

Revenge in the Name of All Owls” by Katherine Vaz

An Appointment in Samarra” by Anna Badkhen

Essays

Three Walks” by Ben Shattuck

The Idle Talk of Mothers and Daughters” by Danielle Batalion Ola

All I Have is What I Have Given Away” by Susan R. Troccolo

Eclipsed” by Jessamyn Hope

Baked Clay” by Geoff Martin

Poetry

Walking Barefoot, August” by Gail Mazur

The Ferry” by Nathan McClain

Labor Day: Brighton Beach” by Nathan McClain

Burying Seeds” by Ama Codjoe

Saturdays, Like This” by Afua Ansong

LDR” by Bernard Ferguson

Portrait of a Man” by Jeffrey Harrison

To Define” by Laurie Rosenblatt

Console” by Colin Channer

a kind of privileged existence that sets it apart from other worlds” by Eleanor Stanford

“Day-Trip with Missing Binky” by J.J. Starr

Daybreak” by J.J. Starr

Lace Curtain You Drape Over Every Mirror” by Valerie Duff

Tunnel #2 (Merlion)” by Lawdenmarc Decamora

Meditation” by Lesley Wheeler

The God Structure” by Chloe Martinez

Choosing a Transitional Object” by Luiza Flynn-Goodlett

The Y-Gene” by Kiriti Sengupta

Pilgrimage to a Killing” by R. Zamora Linmark

Fake: A Fable” by R. Zamora Linmark

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