Lydia Flores

Mother Earth   Thick lips, mouth heavy as ocean tongue lashing at the shore. Life and death lies in the power of the tongue. Let no silence walk your water...

Elizabeth Deanna Morris Lakes

Shock/Useless for you   The truck hit my mother’s car from behind, forty-five in a twenty-five, collapsing in the trunk and pushing her forty feet down 6th...

Cat Velez

On Learning to Forgive the Women in My Family   I know that you did not mean for it to end like this–in me exorcising you from me. You never wanted t...

Berkley Carnine

**”Bronco Boy” is excerpted from the novel-in-progress To Call Ourselves Back. Bronco Boy   Colt Studio Magazine, Winter, 1982   For this ...

Azadeh Nafissi

This time, she decided to check where the music box was. It was less than a month since Cindy had moved to her boyfriend’s new apartment. They were the fir...