Angeline was mixing up the medicine from her shelves stacked with mason jars full of herbs and roots and eye of newt. A smile on her face. No sandwich made with hate, here, but a humming lovely music in the background of redbird warm mist as the dream potion bubbled and alchemized under her hands. […]
DOUGLAS COLE has published six collections of poetry, a novella called Ghost, and the highly praised novel The White Field. His work has appeared in several anthologies as well as journals such as The Chicago Quarterly Review, Poetry International, The Galway Review, Bitter Oleander, Chiron, Louisiana Literature, Slipstream, as well Spanish translations of work (translated by Maria Del Castillo Sucerquia) in La Cabra Montes. He is a regular contributor to Mythaixs, an online journal, where in addition to his fiction and essays, his interviews with notable writers, artists, and musicians have been popular contributions He has been nominated twice for a Pushcart and Best of the Net and received the Leslie Hunt Memorial Prize in Poetry. He lives and teaches in Seattle, Washington.
Holy Grail while I was sleeping the bird of fire delighted between its wings dream blazed—burning terrors and elegies I blossomed into flaming violet while my name, in silent flight within my soul, drank and sang until dawn Santo grial mientras yo dormía el pájaro de fuego se divertía entre sus […]