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Cassandra’s Curse

Blank Verse By LindaAnn LoSchiavo Native New Yorker LindaAnn LoSchiavo, an Elgin Award winner, is a recent nominee for the Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net, Firecracker, and Ippy Award. Her forthcoming titles are "Apprenticed to the Night" (Beacon, 2023) and "Felones de Se: Poems about Suicide" (Ukiyoto, 2023).

A Wistful Love Song

Poem by Sochukwu Ivye Sochukwu Ivye, an adherent to metrical poetry, is particularly interested in Language (as opposed to Literature) topics. He's recently admitted to the University of Essex for a master's degree. Sochukwu hails from Isseke, an ancient Igbo town in the Eastern Nigeria.

The Great Mystery

Flash Fiction Story by J. Infer Souster J. Iner Souster writing has appeared in Spillwords, Wicked Shadow Press, Friday Flash Fiction, A Story in 100 Words, 100 Word Project, Free Flash Fiction, The Drabble, and 101 Word Stories. He is the winner of the 2022 Friday Flash Fiction Edinburgh Festival Competition.is.  You can view more ... Read more

Facts of Life

Chained Haiku's by Tanja Cilia Tanja Cilia is Maltese, Mediterranean and European; in that order. Her writing career began through happenstance, serendipity, and necessity. She has been writing, editing, proofreading, and translating, in and to Maltese and English, for over half a century; it’s fun and it keeps her active. 

New Year Bath

Free Verse Poem by Harris Coverley Harris Coverley has had over two hundred poems published in journals around the world, including California Quarterly, Star*Line, Spectral Realms, Silver Blade, The Crank, Corvus Review, Tigershark, View From Atlantis, and many others. He lives in Manchester, England.


Free Verse Poem by Bob Bussey Bob is a retired attorney, poet, husband, father, grandfather, yoga novice, exercise addict, cyclist, and hurricane survivor. And he enjoys to write what he sees through poetry.

In My Moment With the Declaration

Poem by Thomas Harrison Humphreys Thomas Harrison Humphreys, with a BS from the University of Lynchburg, is a history teacher in a small village and has had poetry and short stories published in Westward Quarterly, Poetry Quarterly, Writers and Readers Magazine, Copperfield Review Quarterly and Written Tales.


Poem by Brenda Kay Ledford Brenda Kay Ledford is a member of North Carolina Writer's Network. Her work has appeared in many journals including 50 Old Mountain Press anthologies. She's received awards from NC Society of Historians for her books and blogs.

Three Acts of Life

Haikus by Shreya Chauhan Shreya is a compulsive diarist with a background in business. She appreciates silent mornings, enjoys classic novels, and watches trash telenovelas under the guise of learning Spanish.

The Raven’s Bitch

Poem by Barbara Ann Meier Barbara A Meier moved home to Kansas, where she cherishes the fields of wheat and sorghum, little boys and girls in John Deere tractor shirts, and the wide blue bowl of the sky. She works in a second-grade classroom and takes time to drive the dirt roads around Lincoln, Kansas.

How It Went

Poem by Kimberly Madura Kimberly Madura has been a mental health counselor for 20 years. She writes from a cabin in the woods of Vermont. Her book of poetry Creme de Menthe Elixir is upcoming in 2023 (Onion River Press).

I Confess (Drawers: sharpened objects)

Poem by Three Dee Dana DeFranco is a writer and educator in the San Francisco Bay Area. Originally from New Jersey, Dana is bi-coastal, currently finishing her MFA at Mills, College in Oakland, CA. Dana has been published in Northridge Review, The Raven's Perch and Troublemaker Firestarter.

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