Free Depilatories!

by Miss Binky Nowadays, with millions of Americans hoarding all their cash for trivial things like food and rent, it is essential to ferret out creative ways to keep up on personal grooming. I don’t care how poor you are, nobody wants to see facial hair on women, ear hair that could be knit into [...]

Arise

By Laura Schultz Behold the secrets yet to unfold, Arise from the turbulence and listen to the source of the echoes of the sea that reach for a voice in the stillness sparking creation of a wondrous new chord that demonstrates the power of love to transform the ordinary.

Caitlin, Tollgate Collector

By Tom Sheehan The sun, angling into her eyes, had come up “like thunder out of China ‘crost the bay,” and even as Caitlin Bordeaux made music of the poet’s words, she couldn’t remember his name. Nothing was right in the scene though the day had begun in promise. Nick had just gone through mere [...]

Setting a Price for Your Digital Books

You’ve decided to publish your eBooks on Amazon and Barnes & Noble via the Kindle and The Nook. You’ve ensured that your content is excellent, formatted correctly, and is updated and accurate. You have excellent and creative cover art, and you are going to upload everything today but you’re unsure about how to price your [...]

Sandwich Poem

By Naomi Taylor I hate making that mans sandwiches Oh sure he needs his beef I can understand that But it causes me such grief Along about bedtime After the kids go to sleep I am reminded I still have a duty to keep I actually get a little depressed How silly I am A [...]

Wishing You Poverty and Chastity this Christmas

By Amber W. “Thank you for putting together such a great package, Class,” my teacher said. I had taken several cans of corn and green beans from our pantry to add to the adopt-a-family donation my high school class put together. Some family, right here in our own town, was going to have a brighter [...]

Absence

by Wendy Brown-Baez walls. Remembering how you told me you wake up at three, I awake. I need no mention of dreams. I carry them stillborn over the threshold of this place so mine because it belongs to you. Even your lover cannot creep between us when I cradle you in my hunger. When I [...]

Scorch & Glory

By Kellie Powell I want to smoke an impossibly cool cigarette I want to breathe sophistication into my lungs I want to suck in poison that will destroy my goodness my empathy my weakness my innocence infect me with the cancer of apathy with glorious arrogance with ugly black truth I want to light this [...]

I Could Have Been Throwing a Red Rubber Ball for a Dog

By KJ Hays I was at your February wedding Susan; a ceremony where a couple of families spend money to convince a gathering of well wishers that their kids have never had sex together. I stood towards the end of a row of ribbon spangled chairs that made it look like we had all moved [...]

Of It’s Own

by Carly Marks It’s a brisk sunny Sunday In between a rainy February On a plane leaving Los Angeles Land of Artists or All sorts of Abilities, if you will… It’s an interesting reason for a February season; of it’s own