A suicidal pheasant offered himself to me as sunrise peeled the thin skin off a dreaming canyon. The tree-line and hills cracked knuckles. This silly bird snapped his own neck against a hackberry stump. So strange. I gathered him up— quietly mourning. On the hood of my truck, desert heat loosened soft meat from bird-ribs […]
JEFFREY TAYLOR received degrees from the University of Utah and the University of Massachusetts. He lives in Jamaica Plain, MA.
FEATURED ARTIST José Ð Almeida Scenes of Catharsis: A Gallery NONFICTION Bobby Neel Adams The King of Sixth Street Rebecca Cook Yellow Cake Joanna L. Grisham The Stranger Bryan Paiement Reserved for the Son FICTION Tetman Callis Yttat Michelle Davis Broken Jacob Doyle If You Were the Ice Jeff Friedman Seeing Letitia Micah Dean Hicks […]
Issue 6 Fall 2012 BOBBY NEEL ADAMS is a photographer living in New York. After getting picked up by the cops at LaGuardia Airport while he was photographing airplanes he wrote his first story, “How I Spent My Fifty-Third Birthday.” It was published with photo illustrations in DAMn Magazine (Brussels) in 2007. In 2009, Adams suffered two […]