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.
Print & Digital Issues
Featuring: Issue 107, published July 2023, features works of poetry, flash fiction, short nonfiction, and photography by JC Alfier, Linda K Allison, David Blumenfeld, Rose Mary Boehm, A. Cabrera, Tetman Callis, Megan Cartwright, George Choundas, Michael Crowley, James William Gardner, Kaisha A. Girard, Jaime Greenberg, Tae Won Kim, Rebecca Klassen, Amy S. Lerman, Anne McCrady, Anna B. Moore, Donna Obeid, Terry a. O'Neal, Geon Park, Dian Parker, Sara Pirkle, Christy Prahl, Niles Reddick, Nicolas Ridley, Claire Scott, Patricia L. Scruggs, Mara Adamitz Scrupe, Erika Seshadri, george l stein, Eric Fisher Stone, The Nature and Psyche Project, Scott Urquhart, Viviane Vives, Emma Wells, and Stephen Curtis Wilson.