poetry

Finding Lost Things | Book Review

Finding Lost Things | Book Review

Lost Girls: short stories by Ellen Birkett Morris ISBN: 978-1952816017 TouchPoint Press, June 24, 2020 140 Pages, $13.99   Lost Girls is the debut story collection from Louisville, Kentucky-based, award-winning author, Ellen Birkett Morris. She is the winner of...
Visiting Hours | Book Review

Visiting Hours | Book Review

Visiting Hours by Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum ISBN: 978-1622883127 Stephen F Austin University Press, March 12, 2020 96 pages, paperback, $20.00   Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum’s second collection of poetry, Visiting Hours, is a testament to the struggles of grief and a plea to...
Chorus for the Kill | Poetry

Chorus for the Kill | Poetry

My head bristles with the ache of moonlight, the names of vanished trees we never learned, flies that bejewel some children’s eyes. This place wants to kill us. This place wants to kill honeybees, staghorn coral, alligators, marsh rabbits, swallowtails. When I say The...
The Fracturing | Poetry

The Fracturing | Poetry

The Fracturing BeforeRepressed Memories Resurface, April 2017 Before I fracture, Before I fracture, I am pastures of butterweed, the silence of river bottoms, gravel roads to so many nowheres, and the howl of a Tuesday siren. I am the indigo sky that creeps over the...
Elliot LeGrange | Interview

Elliot LeGrange | Interview

Elliot LeGrange Elliot LeGrange, an MFA candidate at SIUC, is the granddaughter of a mortician and was raised in a household where death was dinner table conversation. She has published in such places as Schlock!, Aphotic Realm, Lonesome October Lit, Mystic Blue...