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!

Issue 8.2 Published!

Check it! The latest and greatest, steaming damn hot off the presses:

Storm Cellar Vol. VIII No. 2, Winter 2020 is nicknamed “Sisal”

Click away on the delicious print and magical ebook editions.

Contents

2019 FORCE MAJEURE FLASH CONTEST
Chila Woychik – The Importance of Air [1st Prize]
Anthony DiPietro – Possession Diary [2nd Prize]
Z Kennedy-Lopez – Scrounge [2nd Prize]
Lindsay Reeve – Cake [Honorable Mention]
Lee Ann Gallaway-Mitchell – Combustion [Honorable Mention]
Pınar Yaşar – The Future [Honorable Mention]

FICTION
Katherine Ann Davis –  The Hero and the Hot Dog Vendor
Michelle Geoga – Infatuation
Jessie Lovett Allen – Engine Flush

NONFICTION
Arlandis Jones – Big Shoe Dance

FLASH
Raymond Deej – I’ve Been Sulking over Dennis and His Gold
Parker Young – Van Gogh at Work

POETRY
Kimberly L. Becker – The Unmade Bed
Adam Schechter – the Thin Alley
Sarah Lyons-Lin – birth, 5
Suzanne Schultheis – Holes
Joseph Johnson – After Great Beauty
Sasha Torchinsky – u won’t see me cry
Katherine Fallon – The Book on Fractures IV
Erin Wilson – Tungsten
brian g gilmore – red rooster bar, idlewild, michigan (for jeff and tamm)

IMAGES
Kelly DuMar – Pen & Ink
Jason Kerzinski – from Tenderness
David Troupes – two sketches
Elliot Parker – The Rain In June Helped Us Grow
Keith Hood – Soul Glove
covers by Jaina Cipriano – Look Quick, Solids, Home Again, and Think About Your Food

PLUS
Rejected Goops

Tyler Clark: July, December

Where’s it winter, and where summer, dear Reader? Let’s have a listen to Tyler Clark on the matter, in “July, December.”

This poem originally appeared in Storm Cellar 6.3, available in print and ebook formats in our store. Read on!

William Stratton: Our Speckled Sides

Here we autumn, Reader, and it’s looking like rain or perhaps sun in the far distance, it’s wet whatever it is, it’s William Stratton’s “Our Speckled Sides.”

This poem originally appeared in Storm Cellar 6.3, available in our storeRead on!

Marilyn Cavicchia: I Can’t Find Jolly Ranchers Anywhere in Australia

Fall’s in her full glory all across the hemisphere, and so here of course an antipode to pumpkin spice flavor, here’s Marilyn Cavicchia’s “I Can’t Find Jolly Ranchers Anywhere in Australia.”

This poem originally appeared in Storm Cellar 6.3, available in our storeRead on!