Current Issue

Summer & Fall 2020

Volume 15 Number 1

CONTENTS

ANXIETY FOLIO​

POETRY

KATHLEEN FLENNIKEN

Street Scene, 1964

RAE ARMANTROUT

As It Happens

AMIT MAJMUDAR

Apocalypse Eve

MEGHAN DUNN

Seventh Grade Swim Class

JOSEPH GUNHO JANG

2010s American Teen Internal Monologue

ALLISON HUTCHCRAFT

On This One Acre of the World

DANIEL MOYSAENKO

In the Dark Times Even an Orange Daylily Sings about the Dark Times

SHARA McCOLLUM

In the Field

ELLEN WELCKER

Oysters

ED SKOOG

The Magpie

DAVID RODERICK

Darkness for Beginners

DARIEN HSU GEE

Take 30 with Food

DOMINICA PHETTEPLACE

Accepted
A Series of Tubes

MARTHA RONK

no place
What’s not there

ANSLEY CLARK

Returning in Late Summer to the Uncanny

BRENDAN CONSTANTINE

Fist

M JAIME ZUCKERMAN

Ice-Watch

ERIC TRAN

Explaining Psychiatry to My ESL Relatives
Trust Metaphor

JOSE HERNANDEZ DIAZ

The Government Official
The Fall

MARTIN OTT

Perishables

PROSE

SHELLEY WONG

TANEUM BAMBRICK

SEAN HILL

CODY WALKER

Laughter in the Time of COVID-19

COLLAGE

SERRAH RUSSELL

POETRY

CYRUS CASSELLS

Tango with a Ghost

AMY GONG LIU

Lowering

CAMERON ALEXANDER LAWRENCE

Petit

GARY McDOWELL

Lullaby for All Other Lullabies

SEAN HILL

What Luck

KEVIN CLARK

In Between

ALLAN PETERSON

This Heat

JESSY RANDALL

Caroline Herschel (1750-1848)
Maud Slye (1869-1954)

YONGYU CHEN

I am reading The Days of Abandonment by Elena Ferrante

HELENE ACHANZAR

Marfa
O age, I eat your warm bread
Great Lake

CHRISTINE SHAN SHAN HOU

The Joy and Terror are Both in the Swallowing

DANA ALSAMSAM

Mosque Sheikh Zayed, Abu Dhabi, UAE

JEREMY MICHAEL CLARK

They Bolted & Brought Him Low
Southern Drawl

TODD DAVIS

Until Darkness Comes

GABRIELLA R. TALLMADGE

Announcement

TANEUM BAMBRICK

Lovers’ Mural

ERIN ADAIR-HODGES

On a Hike up Prospect Rock with Three Women Sixteen Years My Junior

JOY PRIEST

Dear Aunt Louise, Muh
Ode to My First Car, 1988 Cutlass Supreme Classic, 307 V8, Dual Exhaust

WINNIE ZENG

Neighbor

NAN COHEN

In the Botanical Garden
Love

RASAQ MALIK

The Language of Grief

MARK IRWIN

How long?
Tree, River

DANEEN WARDROP

visit/visitation

JAN CLAUSEN

Air for Unaccompanied Instrument

REBECCA MORGAN FRANK

Invention #2
Emergency

PAUL HLAVA CEBALLOS

from Hospital Pamphlet

GABRIEL PALACIOS

San Miguel Border Gate Pavilion

CLARE LOUISE HARMON

In New Orleans, the Levees Will Breach Again
In New Orleans, We Shelter in Place and Pray for Our Future

CMARIE FUHRMAN

On Property

LAUREN HILGER

Right here in town
When you keep a secret long enough, you begin to tell.

CONNOR L. SIMONS

walking E. Mississippi Parkway

DUJIE TAHAT

After St. Paul’s Cathedral Burned down Ma Still Drove Us to Mass

SHELLEY WONG

Portrait of a Painting
Weather Advisory

FEATURES

LAURA READ

How To Wear Navy Blue with Black

CAMILLE DUNGY

Ceremony

ON THE COVER

CODY COBB

West 7 (photograph, 2017)