Claire Castaneda: femscientist.c

Today’s share is a simple and common experience in a simple and common language, perfectly shaped: Claire Castaneda’s “femscientist.c.”

This poem originally appeared in Storm Cellar 6.3, available as an ebook in our store (print sold out).

Audrey Glass: Pretty Girl

The sweet shop and the corner drug store are one, and this tells us something we didn’t perhaps want to consciously know, Readers, and to honor this uncomfortable revelation, here’s Audrey Glass’s “Pretty Girl“:

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

Lori Propheter: Horse Latitudes

Another tropic here and gone again, Dear Reader, and we’re passing windy and winded over thither and yon, so for you here’s Lori Propheter’s [>>] “Horse Latitudes“:

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

Dionne Custer Edwards: Elegant Spot

Today’s share is this exposed and priceless seam from our latest issue; Reader, we’re blessed to share this poem by Dionne Custer Edwards: “Elegant Spot.”

This poem appears in SC 8.1, available in print and ebook editions in the shop. Subscribe, oh do, for more like this. Read on!

Issue 8.1 Out Now!

Oh wow oh wow, Dear Reader, the new issue of Storm Cellar is here at last! Check it:

Morgan Stephenson - "I didn't cry at your funeral" and Pretty Façade

Contents

FICTION
Carly Gomez – Everything That Fits in a Tote
Genevieve Mills – A Guide to Guarding the Princess

NONFICTION
Vinitia Swonger – #1, I Limit Myself
Nichole Rued – A Smart Girl’s Guide to Boys (A Found Essay)

FLASH
Kathleen Hull – The Methods
Daniel Uncapher – Logic Puzzles
Annie Woods – Amazon Review of Bioré Deep Cleansing Pore Strips (14 Count)
Sionnain Buckley – Our Eggs
Brooke Larson – Written ConcernWord Lantern

POETRY
Dionne Custer Edwards – Elegant Spot
Amy M. Alvarez – Sometimes
S.A. Leger – Blemishes on a Mouse Carcass
Faiz Ahmad – The Apartment
Nadia López García translated by Anthony Seidman – Ntuchinuu  [Eyes]
Jacob Rivers – They told him that he was either going to jail or going to die of an overdose
Betsy Johnson – up to wonders
Esteban Rodríguez – Cupio dissolvi
Sara Karim – Revival
Lucas Shepherd – Outside the Student Center on Campus I Noticed a Veteran

IMAGES
Guilherme Bergamini – Old Havana
Alexander Chubar – Unity
Bex Saunders – That Sinking Feeling
Roger Camp – Red and White Umbrella, Yerevan, Armenia
Kristen Kurlich – What Can Be Done
KJ Hannah Greenberg – Been There Done That
Covers by Morgan Stephenson – “I didn’t cry at your funeral.”Coffee and Cigarettes“Always dress in your Sunday best.”, Pretty Façade

PLUS
Rejected Pollens