Category: Creative

Five Poems by Gerard Sarnat

HIGH DUDGEON  “The Dungeness crab, Cancer magister, is a species that inhabits eelgrass beds and water bottoms on the west coast of North America.” — Wikipedia Catching the crabs when I rendezvoused with an ex-patient that havoc-choked sophomoric freshman year at Stanford Medical School, in retrospect 1981 was […]

Creator by Brian Coughlan

Such an isolated place. Where they lived. To give directions to a stranger would be impossible. Off the main arterial road everything round here dissolves into narrow capillaries known only by the name of someone’s house, field, or barn. Their place was set on the edge of a […]

Trio by Justin Evans

  They hadn’t been hiding, and they weren’t hiding now, her parents said—but then, she couldn’t have said what they had been doing, other than hiding half-asleep in the grain shack, waiting for night, when they could finally go out to beg food from the least hostile neighbors. […]

Two Poems by Anjali Enjeti

Alias INTRODUCTION In the months before I got married, 468 people asked me whether I was keeping my name. Zero asked my fiancé. I decided to hy-phen-ate because I wanted to shut-everyone-up. As a feminist, my decision should have been cut-and-dry. But I grew up in the Deep […]