'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/ @bencodrai)

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