Kimberly Ann: Theodicy

Added to the archive today, Kimberly Ann’s poem “Theodicy,” dips into a rough, raw subject, but so jagged it catches every edge just right:

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Robert Fanning: two poems

This week’s share comes to us from SC 5.2, two poems of man with corpse by Robert Fanning, “Man and Corpse at the Bridge” and “Family Dinner”:

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Katie Hibner: After the Internet Died

This poem delights us so, Dear Reader, and we hope you can take it with you — Katie Hibner’s “After the Internet Died”:

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Bruce Alford: Perfect

It’s an ides kind of day, and we’re sharing this incisive poem by Bruce Alford, “Perfect”:

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Issue 6.2 Out Now!

It’s here, it’s here! Storm Cellar vol. VI no. 2, Summer 2017 has arrived. This one’s nicknamed “Partition Table” — we’ll let you decide why. The deets:

Bovine Medusa II by Erik Farseth

Contents

The 2017 Force Majeure Flash Contest:
Anne Riesenberg – Keep Moving [1st Prize]
Bucket Siler [>>] – P.S. While You Were Sleeping [2nd Prize]
Rita Ciresi [>>] – Hunger [2nd Prize]
Alex Clark – A Not-So-Angry Inch [Honorable Mention]
Oscar Mancinas [>>] – To Live And Die in E.V. [Honorable Mention]
Derek Updegraff – In Olden Times [Honorable Mention]

FICTION by Rachel Linn [>>], Sara Lippmann [>>], Brian Phillip Whalen [>>], Heather Whited

FLASH by Amanda Bloom [>>], Alex Clark, Rita Ciresi, Sarah Feng [>>], Jennifer Lynn Krohn [>>], Oscar Mancinas, Anne Riesenberg, Bucket Siler, Lana Spendl [>>], Travis Truax, Derek Updegraff

NONFICTION by José Angel Araguz [>>], Kristine Langley Mahler [>>], Mary Mullen

POETRY by Bruce Alford, Peter Burzynski [>>], Audrey Glass, Katie Hibner, Jason Morphew [>>], Javier Perez [>>], Lynne Potts [>>], Lori Propheter

IMAGES by Shushanik Karapetyan, Heather Lewis, Diana Simon, Bill Wolak, and Erik Farseth [>>] [cover].

PLUS
Rejected Ersatz Dishes 

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