I can’t remember why “boomerang” brings me so painfully into my own sights. The medicine has stopped nothing, nor was it intended to. These twin jars of split peas, I boil them for days. They will not soften, as I do. I try to work up the nerve to listen to some music. Is it […]
THEODORE WOROZBYT‘s work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Antioch Review, Best American Poetry, Crazyhorse, The Iowa Review, The Mississippi Review 30 Year Anthology, New England Review, Po&sie, Poetry, Sentence, Shenandoah, The Southern Review, TriQuarterly Online, and Quarterly West. His first book, The Dauber Wings (Dream Horse Press, 2006), won the American Poetry Journal Book Prize, and his second, Letters of Transit, won the 2007 Juniper Prize and was published by UMass Press. Scar Letters, a chapbook, is online at Beard of Bees Press. Objectless Fragments, a new chapbook, appears in the premier issue of The Chapbook.
On that lawn each morning a little girl’s sandal rests in the grass. Today the flip-flop for weeks became a pink gellie, the color of my skin disease, but lighter. The white truck gassing mosquitoes just whined by in the dark, convincing no one. I wonder, as if to say goodbye, if the driver has […]
Issue 7 Winter 2013 DAVID ABRAMS is the author of Fobbit (Grove/Atlantic), a New York Times Notable Book for 2012. It was also selected as both an Indie Next pick and for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program. His short stories have appeared in Esquire, Narrative, Salon, Electric, Literature, Salamander, Connecticut Review, Five Chapters, […]
FEATURED ARTIST Glenn Brady It’s All Feel, My Dear INTERVIEWS M. C. Armstrong interviewed by David Bowen A Dragon in the Hollow Kelly Davio interviewed by Michael Schmeltzer Feeding One Another Andrew Hudgins interviewed by Okla Elliott Nothing Human Is Foreign to Laughter Stephen Kuusisto interviewed by Okla Elliott A Multiplicity of Visions George Saunders […]
Your request for a renewal has been denied. All analecta must be returned to the Gorgon. Please walk on either lip of the systolic topos. So the signs read, as I took floor numbers from the occupants and pressed square lights the artificial color of forgetting. A caretaker or building engineer wheezed in a mushroom buff […]
Issue 4 Summer 2011 ADETOKUNBO ABIOLA is a Nigerian journalist and writer. He has published Labulabu Mask, a novel (Macmillan Nigeria). He has also published in print and online magazines such as Rake Journal, BBC Focus on Africa Magazine, Flask Review, Zapata!, Liberation Lit, Sage of Consciousness Review, Africa Writer.Com, Big Pulp, the One World Global Anthology, The November 3rd Club, Mobius-Journal for Social Change, Dog Eat Crow […]
F E A T U R E S Aleksandra Bogdanova в е з д е photographs David Kirby & Barbara Hamby SOUL MAN: LIFE IN RUSSIA, THEN AND NOW essay and photographs Jorge Volpi & Okla Elliott WAYS OF EXPLORING THE WORLD an interview with Jorge Volpi (English and Spanish version) Jorge Volpi SEASON OF […]