After Iowa flood:New shades of brown.First shade of brown: dead grassBrunettes giving upLying prone in parks.Second shade of brown:Outdoor metalsPrisoners of iron oxideAnd empty museums. Dark second skins grew and spreadInto scar tissue.Third shade of brown: the enemy itself-The Iowa River.Now the color ofEverything that wasn’t supposed to be there.A tree lay on its side: roots…
Print & Digital Issues
Featuring: Issue 104, published October 2022, features works of poetry, flash fiction, short nonfiction, and photography by Elizabeth Allison, Christine Arroyo, Gary Lee Barkow, Teja BenAmor, Paula Marafino Bernett, V.A. Bettencourt, MD Bier, Christopher Paul Brown, Brian Builta, A. Cabrera, Robert Carr, Connor Doyle, Janine Harrison, Cathy Hollister, K.L. Johnston, Carella Keil, Eleanor Kowol, Sheree La Puma, Quincy Gray McMichael, J. Bradley Minnick, Nigel Paton, Patrick T. Reardon, Jim Ross, Deborah Sherman, Danielle Shorr, Kimm Brockett Stammen, Rachel Stempel, Stefan Sullivan, Rodrigo Toscano, Nick Visconti, and Jean Wolff.
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Receive monthly news and updates about upcoming deadlines, awards, and new publications.