“Ways of Grieving for You” by Jordyn Taylor

Issue 21 / Spring 2020   I remember my grandfather happy. I remember how he cheered as he drove us up the hill in his front yard in the small town of Hope, New Jersey. His John Deere Tractor going up, up, up, so we could sled down the snowy mountain only to go to...

“Fencing the Table” by Angela Wright

Issue 21 / Spring 2020   Every now and then during my childhood, my mother would put our family through the tumult of trying out a new church, but it never really took. A divorced mother of four little kids didn’t fit in, not in the South, not in the early...

“An Annotated Bibliography of Queer, Disabled Love” by Honor Ford

Issue 21 / Spring 2020   An Annotated Bibliography of Queer, Disabled Love Barry, Dave. Peter and the Starcatchers. Disney Editions/Hyperion Books for Children, 2006. Read November 2018 and read again June 2019. Peter and the Starcatchers, and the subsequent...

“Picking Out Knots” by Angelica Ramos – Santa

Issue 20 / Winter 2020   Magic Man and I walked hand in hand down the worn wood pathway, looking for the perfect musical snow globe. The ocean rose in the distance, caressing the hot sand. His thumb rubbed circles on my knuckles. Families flew bright kites on the...

“How He Died” by Jamie Beth Cohen

Issue 20 / Winter 2020   This is what I know. August: He tells the nurse who lives next door that the strange gash above and behind his right ear is from falling in the night. Disoriented and tangled in the sheets, he hit his head on a piece of furniture. But he...