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!

Brian Phillip Whalen: The Mother Cup

The school year is already bursting beyond its seams, it seems, its scenes seemingly itsy-bitsy screams itching to be seen. And lo: Brian Phillip Whalen’s [>>] teaching yearn, “The Mother Cup.”

This short story originally appeared in SC 6.2, available in print and ebook formats. Read on!

Jennifer Kulbeck: O’Caine and Cyrus

You can’t make this up, reader. Here are two hybrid creative nonfiction pieces by Jennifer Kulbeck: “O’Caine” and “Cyrus”:

These CNF pieces originally appeared in SC 6.1, available as an ebook right here. Do subscribe for more shapes appearing through fog, and read on!

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Kathy Rudin: SOUP

Today’s share makes us glad for stocks, reductions, broths, steepings, and hot water, dear Reader. Here’s Kathy Rudin’s SOUP:

This collage originally appeared in SC 6.1, available as an ebook right here. Do subscribe for more hot snaps delivered to you. Read on!

Dana Kroos: two images

The leaves of our latest issue are graced by gloriously colorful and layered works by artist Dana Kroos [>>]: The Shore and The Fish:

 

These images appear in SC 7.1, available in print and as an ebook right here. Do subscribe for more, and read on!