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The Lorikeet by Ann Rosenthal

The Lorikeet

By Ann Rosenthal The wild lorikeet sits on the branch outside the library. I read its colors like the gaudy cover of a book. It’s not a native bird. An …

Straighten Up, Girl


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The Recovering: A Chorus of Support in the Battle Against Addiction

My father quit drinking in 2013 when he was sent home from his fire station, still intoxicated from the night prior. The department offered him a choice: enter a probation …

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Brujería and Healing: An Interview with Lorraine M. of Bruja Heights

Brujería has been appearing more and more in trending hashtags, online articles, and Instagram posts. In Spanish, it means witchcraft, but that may or may not be how many are …


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Thunder II by Sarah Bigham

Two Paintings by Sarah Bigham

Both Medica Veritate and Thunder II are made from watercolors and dissolved dietary supplements. Sarah Bigham teaches, writes, and paints in Maryland where she lives with her kind chemist wife, …


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On Holter Monitors and General Malaise

On Holter Monitors and General Malaise

By M.E. Hoban Crisscross my body with tape: would-be sex appeal, sticky under breasts, in the hollow of the hip with the freckle— I am the first person to stop …


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SUN KING by Sarah Rice

Sun King

By Sarah Rice I’m writing this on a yellow lined notepad, yellow pencil in hand. My words look like a continuous flow of sunrise and sunset. The manner in which …

Ain’t That Somethin’

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Link Roundup: November 30th, 2018

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