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CURRENT ISSUE: Winter 2015

POETRY

The Lease

No one alive knows what my body is feeling right now but there’s a way of working it out, and there’s someone who knows how to do that, except first we need to wait for the right conditions, and in the meantime send our strength out into the disabling humidity to sweat itself into as many drops as required for oversight of the metropolis called nowhere. .... [Continue reading]

FEATURES

The Breadfruit

In the reign of George III, Captain James Cook, who was called captain out of necessity, he was a mere lieutenant before that, left England for that land mass in the Pacific Ocean called then Terra Australis Incognita, to observe the planet Venus as it traversed the space that stood between the Earth and the Sun..... [Continue reading]

FICTION

Anomie

Those five boys—the drunk ones who knocked the living shit and thirty-seven pennies out of Riccardo Hernandez—they weren’t all football players. The news people latched onto the football thing when they rode into town in their white vans, logos on the sides and satellites hitched to the roofs. They aired long, weighty shots of the rebel flag painted on the back of Mr. Johnson’s tackle shop, and reported on the deadly incident between five football players and a Mexican immigrant in front of the city hall in Riddlescreak, Virginia. .... [Continue reading]