We’re pleased to host a space for stories, poems, essays, articles, photo essay, reviews, art or any other expression of what life at this extraordinary moment in history means. For all the anxiety, insecurity, challenges, political intransigence, births and unmitigated loss of life, artistic expression flourishes as an undeniable testament to  our sense of community, our resilience and ability to find joy in the simplest of things.

Thank you for joining us and for supporting the voices of our artists and writers.


S T O R I E S   I N   T H E   T I M E   O F   A   P A N D E M I C

ESSAYS IN THE TIME OF CORONA  

     NINA SZARKA Assistant Editor

Poem for Our Dead

I Cannot Be The Only Person

Elections In The Time of Pandemic Absentee

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SELECTIONS FROM  A  JOURNAL OF  THE   PLAGUE YEAR

 DAVID ACKLEY

Day One / Day Two  /  Day Three

Brief History of the Real

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ESSAY

ROSE  MONTCLAIRE

Nothing

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FICTION

  ROBERT  BOUCHERON

Firefighter 


CHITRA  GOPALAKRISHNAN

Under Every Grief and Pine Runs a Joy with Silken Twine

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POETRY

PAUL  S . L .  BROOKES

My Virus Till; She Flinches. . .

She Still Flinches  /   I’m Fed Up

Three Poems in These Viral Times

Four Poems in These Viral Times

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   ANDREW C . BROWN

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ARIEL  DAWN

3 PROSE POEMS I Forgot The Earth  

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  SANDY  KNIGHT

When We Touch

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ROD MILLER

I had to touch my face

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 HELEN  SHEPPARD

Bubbles In A Warzone

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RACHEL STETENFELD

Home Is Where the Government Is

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RICHARD -YVES SITOSKI

Social Distancing

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ANDREW C . BROWN

In times of perpetual lockdown

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MATT  DUGGAN

We Have Done Our Best to Break Mother

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ANGELA  BROOKS

A Normal Day

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MATHEW PAUST

Come Monday

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HELEN SHEPPARD

Bubbles in a War Zone

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CLAIRE MARSDEN

She is

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PHOTO  ESSAY

HANNAH  BILLER

Voter’s Vantage

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M E M O I R

CHITRA GOPALKRISHNAN

Under Every Grief and Pine Runs a Joy with Silken Twine

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   WILL SCHMITT

How To Avoid Infection

Green Thumb in the Eye of a Storm

Richie Becomes a Rocket Flower.

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