Swallowing Sounds Like Boiling Water I can feel a wordcrawling up my esophaguslike tequilain a red dressor the kitchen tablethat I swallowed whenmy grandmother died. I should have slipped intothe word when I married,or when I learned tomeasure coffee,or when I first shrankfrom small hands, small toes. One day, it will becomemore than a word.It will be a…
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Featuring: Issue 103, published July 2022, features works of poetry, flash fiction, short nonfiction, and photography by Laurel Benjamin, Ellen Birrell, Ronda Broatch, Mary Buchinger, Roger Camp, John Cullen, Emily Davis, Lisa Delan, Lauren Endicott, James William Gardner, David Goodrum, Peter Grieco, Greg Hom, Jenny Hubbard, Rachel Laverdiere, Larena Nellies-Ortiz, Dante Novario, Dian Parker, Yasmin Phillip, Michelle Reed, Amanda L. Rioux, Jim Ross, Aaron Sandberg, Yvette Schnoeker-Shorb, Beth Spencer, Jeffrey Thompson, Patricia Walsh, Racine Watson, Richard Weaver, and Hannah Zhang.
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