The Last Cloud Coil by Thomas Gresham

The Last Cloud Coil by Thomas Gresham

Thomas Gresham is a native Texan now living in California. His work appears in Superstition Review, Permafrost, Gravel, and Ocotillo Review. His story ‘Peach’ recently won the Prose and Poetry contest at Carve Magazine. He is also an editor for Fiction...
TWEER by Hiram Larew

TWEER by Hiram Larew

Engagement. Resistance. Witness. Lately, poets have been getting out of their own small confessional towns. In “A Haunting,” Patricia Spears Jones imagines, or carves up, a president deranged by the ghost of John McCain. The president puts wax in his ear so he can’t...
My Sagging Breasts by Emily Mohn-Slate

My Sagging Breasts by Emily Mohn-Slate

I’m in the gym locker room drying off with a tiny, scratchy towel when I catch sight of my profile in the mirror. My breasts look even more wilted and vacant than usual in the industrial light. I think of my friend’s grandma, who said, “Honey, once you’ve had a baby,...
Because by Michael Salçman

Because by Michael Salçman

I tell her more often now because she is ageless and I am over seventy. Because it’s the same girl’s face I first got to know fifty years ago with the same sunburst of energy. Because starting out together was predictable but the end of either one of us now may come...