One ice-green candle, lit. Andrea, we can’t go on meeting like this. One ice-blue candle, lit. But now that I have you here, I want you to know that pink was Beethoven’s favorite color. Spoon on the left, then knife. Dinner fork, appetizer fork, dessert fork. How do you like your steak? (Medium rare, two inches thick, char-broiled, like Dad makes, juicy. Ask me another question.) What do you like for dessert? (Cherry cheesecake with drippy cherry on top or flaming.) Andrea, I’ve been trying to tell you this for a very long time. Here’s the champagne.
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Featuring: Issue 102, published April 2022, features works of poetry, flash fiction, short nonfiction, and photography by Brittany Ackerman, Megan Anning, Mikhael Antone-D'Angelo , Azriel Cervantes, Connor Doyle, Susan Dyer, Rebecca Faulkner, Steve Fay, Bethany Freese, David A. Goodrum , Lindsey Morrison Grant , Jaime Greenberg, Stuart Baker Hawk, Ruth Holzer, K.L. Johnston , Marilyn E. Johnston , Andrea Lynn Koohi, Martha Krausz, J. A. Lagana, DS Maolalai, John Morabito, Paula Reed Nancarrow , Natasha O'Brien, Marlene Olin, Carol Ann Parchewsky , Josh Price, Jordan Robson, Jim Ross, Fabio Sassi, Sristi Sengupta, Oliver Sheppard, Jennifer Sheridan, Lynn Staley, Cheryl Walsh, Amy A. Whitcomb, Nancy Whitecar, Tracey Dean Widelitz, and Ellen June Wright.
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