Asa Montgomery: The Apples of Maine

Trees are flowering & fruit will come, and this one’s about the apples, yeah, and a lot more than the apples, all the prickly knobs and poisonous seeds between us and the apples. Here’s Asa Montgomery’s “The Apples of Maine: A Compilation of the Historical, Physical and Cultural Characteristics of Apples Known to Have Been Grown in the State of Maine” —

This poem appears in Storm Cellar #7.1, nicknamed “Back Fire,” available in delicious print and ebook editions in our store. Read on!

Dallas Crow: The Sleepers

Oh, to sit in some dubiously-wiped-down public massage chairs again, dear Reader! To breathe the conditioned air between the Book Bath and the Pretzel Kang. We love Dallas Crow’s [>>] sleepers:

This image appears in Storm Cellar #7.1, nicknamed “Back Fire,” available in delicious print and ebook editions in our store. Read on!

Jeff Frawley: A Trip to the Coast

The beaches are open, Reader, for better or for worser. Do imagine going, won’t you? On Jeff Frawley’s “A Trip to the Coast“:

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This story appears in Storm Cellar #7.1, nicknamed “Back Fire,” available in delicious print and ebook editions in our store. Read on!

Maj Ikle: Dyke Shoes

We’re feeling great about today’s share, Reader. Catch rain in your rain barrels, and sun in your rain barrels, with this fierce, wet poem by dykewriter Maj Ikle, “Dyke Shoes.”

This poem appears in Storm Cellar #7.1, nicknamed “Back Fire,” available in delicious print and ebook editions in our store. Read on!

Susanna Space: Absence No. 4

We’re close to the quick, Dear Reader, our flash contest is closing soon, so delve in soonest this delight by Susanna Space [>>], “Absence No. 4.”

This flash appears in Storm Cellar #7.2, nicknamed “Strong Water,” available in delicious print and ebook editions in our store. Read on!