A Retelling The forbidden—a tomato, arousing its vine. Sin abides in tendrils— no need for a snake, for the fork in a tongue. She takes her teeth to its skin. Knowledge isn’t crisp; it succumbs to her searching. No need for metaphor— all flesh and seed. Pomodori The ecstasy of green kindling to red— this […]
MARY QUADE‘s poems and essays have appeared most recently or are forthcoming in West Branch, The Cincinnati Review, Crab Orchard Review, Smartish Pace, Flyway, Grist, Fifth Wednesday Journal, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and Devil’s Lake. Her Guide to Native Beasts was published by Cleveland State Unversity Poetry Center. She teaches creative writing at Hiram College.
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 […]