List of Contributors – Fall 2017

Visual Art “Book Club” by Zuri Irvin “Dancing” by Fabrice Poussin “The Professor’s Portals” by James McCarthy Poetry “Buzzwinkle” by Yvonne Higgins Leach “You, My Lord” by Esther Ra

The Professor’s Portals

James McCarthy has lived in Florida most of his life, but is fascinated by the changing seasons and especially the beautiful mystery and melancholy of Winter. He is interested in the


Fabrice Poussin teaches French and English at Shorter University. Author of novels and poetry, his work has appeared in Kestrel, Symposium, The Chimes, and dozens of other magazines. His photography has


BUZZWINKLE That’s what the citizens of the small Alaskan town named him when he stood drunk and slightly knock-kneed in the pub’s courtyard after eating too many fallen crabapples. His inclined

List of Contributors 2016-17

  Poetry “Curse Upon Myself” by Bruce McRae “Aria” by Janette Shafer “Fishbowl Daydream” by Drew Pisarra “Until Morning” by Philip Newton “Are You of My” by Ben Casey Spoken Word

A Curse Upon Myself

A Curse Upon Myself     May a tree grow from the roof of my mouth. Mice swim in my sink. My thumbs drop out.   May we marry your sister’s


Aria by Janette Schafer   I let your sheet music sit atop the Bechstein where you left it, one corner slightly raised where it rests on a champagne bottle made into

Fishbowl Daydream

Fishbowl Daydream Drew Pisarra   Can a dead goldfish still swim or does it drift around round abandoned castles and trailer park snails, simply out of habit…   And what of

Number 5

Number 5 Karlee Patton is a painter, poet, and mixed media artist from small town, Duryea, located in Northeastern Pennsylvania. She received her BA in Visual Art from Keystone College.  She was