"Seven wide-eyed young ones who never heard of Abbey Hoffman, or considered suggesting levitating the pentagon..."

Judith Roney | 8.17.17


"Shorn from shore, a horn sounds off the pike, twinkling from a handheld (radio)..."

A.S. Coomer | 8.3.17

Food Poisoning

"Flat on the bathroom floor at 2 a.m. -- eyes open, and the porcelain font loomed above me like a ghastly chalice."

Kevin Casey | 5.25.17


"You’ll likely have your own list of these: misheard lyrics amusing to recollect and share with feigned shame."

Kevin Casey | 5.18.17

A Last Supper

"It's a bet of long odds that my final words will be notable or recorded."

Kevin Casey | 5.11.17


"The Sunday after Granna died, Jacey went to church and stood up with the choir."

Kris Faatz | 3.9.17

The Lonely American Party

"James Chipperfield hadn’t filed with the Federal Election Commission yet."

Shawn McKee | 3.1.17

Respecting Elizabeth Bishop

"Usually only six out of twenty-six have done the assigned reading, even though I’ve stopped assigning novels in favor of short stories and poems."

Beth Sherman | 3.1.17