ISSUE #11

    Chasing Butterflies Yejide Kilanko Two Poems Ejiofor Ugwu No Matt Weatherbee The Unkindness…

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Two Poems by Ejiofor Ugwu

Christmas Party or The Fire-setter in Search of Fresh Vegetables    Lord, wipe away this dust clouding for rain in the last tomb, the grave-rats hate moody clouds, and there is little…

No by Matt Weatherbee

My brother felled a tree and was dead, the experts said, before the earth stopped quaking. The tree was a giant fir. Abies grandis. Three-hundred and forty-two years old. My brother was…

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mouth, unopened by Logan February

after alexis bates the color of these lips, after the grazing, muted. a marble rosary being spat out. a brother’s fist, blood of my blood, my blood running down my chin, my…

An Island of Water by Salvation Otubu

for E   It will take a great fortune of years after which I’ll be at the edge of a maltreated river, doting, slow ungraceful. I’ll want to steal from this elixir…

Echelon by Lana Bella

You move above the world into a wet landscape, where light throbs like opaque blood and currents flee the low distant echelon. Harefooted on the old refrains through an ice-crest air, you…

Another Zoo Story by Richard Krause

How he delighted the crowds with a Havana cigar in one hand and a can of beer in the other.  He wore a Lincolnesque top hat and a gold-braided purple vest.  His…

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Rain by Carolina Souto

after Robert Hass’s Late Spring   And then at 7:02 pm, the rains splatter against rooftops, an evening moaned into, roaming living room pets, how your dog-eared blanket cuddles your neck, fleas…

Photographs by Victor Adewale

Painter of the Sky       Yellow Rain       Scarrd       Boy-hood         State of Mind           Victor Adewale is…

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