'ROMANCE & NEW BEGINNINGS'

FEBRUARY 2019


“They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered.”

—F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

“Just when the caterpillar thought her life was over, she began to fly.”

—Unknown

LETTER FROM THE EDITORS

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SHORT FICTION

Storyteller
Jenny Darmody

Standard Deviation
Paul Nevin

Revolt of the Fireflies
John Homan

The Primatarium
Joseph Darlington

The Worst Husbands in All of Eternity
Emily Deibler

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FLASH FICTION

Moustache Season
Liz Wride

The Curse of Dander
Delvon T. Mattingly

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MEMOIR

Windows
Carly Madison Taylor

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TRAVEL

Change Me
Rebecca Travalja

The Flying Machine
Leah Mueller

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POETRY

For Love
Stuart Buck

Clean
Kristin Garth

Your Words are Pearls’ & ‘Reservation For Two
December Lace
 
Extinguish’ & ‘The Patron Saint of Scared Kids Who Break into Dry Cleaners
Justin Karcher

Battle Born
T. J. McGowan
 
The World We Knew
Juliette Sebock
 
'Messenger' & 'That Change'
Rickey Rivers Jr.
 
Under The Pillow
Jeffrey Yamaguchi

An Autumn Leaf
Melodie Jones
 
Rosebuds’ & ‘A Lonely Wizard’s Enchanted Lighter
Tianna G. Hansen
 
Emergence
Deborah Hansen
 
Okay So I’m Doing This’ & ‘Ancient Hopes
Gail Bello

Balance
James Croal Jackson

'The New Arrangement' & 'Happily I Will Drown With You'
Eric Lochridge

The Fly’ & ‘A Nest of Ants
John Grey

Talking to the Girl You Like in a Pub
Annabel Mahoney

Here’s To You
Andrew Talbot

This Moment
Lisa L. Weber

Unexpected’ & ‘Fat Girl Love Story
Jessica Minyard

'Lingering For The Instant'
Elizabeth York Dickinson
 
Unrequited’ & ‘Reprisal
Emma Halliday
 
Might As Well
A. H. Lewis

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EXCLUSIVE

Interview with filmmaker, Yad Deen, discussing his latest short film, Carga.
(Interviewer: Lorna Codrai)

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Featuring:
Photography on this page by Ben Codrai
(IG/ @ben_codrai_dop)