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!
Another and another, Dear Reader, this one quite special, quite close to us, it’s Sierra Bellows’ “Second Person“:
This flash originally appeared in SC 6.1, available as an ebook right here. Do subscribe for more looks in the mirror, and read on!
The 2019 Force Majeure Flash Contest, with $500 in prizes, is open now. Check it out!
Oh Reader, oh, here is this moving moveable mover Sophia Terazawa’s CNF chaplet from Storm Cellar 7.1, “Memory Resurrection” (now available in reading-video format):
This triptych appeared in SC 7.1 — available in print and as an ebook right here. Do subscribe for more, and read on!
Today’s share gives us as much as a signed jersey or a well-loved prop, a commemorative thimble or a mud-rusted spur. Do enjoy, Reader, this poem of Ari Wolff’s, “Any Object Can Become Memorabilia“:
This prose poem appeared in Storm Cellar #5.2, available from our store in print and ebook format; click current for the latest, and subscribe for more like this. & read on.
After a dry season a wet one, after a cool season a hot — we have some seasons, mix-and-match, take your pick, ’round ‘yere. Our thanks to Ana Arredondo for sending us this big-contrast essay, which we nominated for a Pushcart this year, “Wild Silent Drums“:
This CNF piece originally appeared in SC 5.2, ebook here; & subscribe if you’re peacocking, it’s a great way to read more fab stories & songs. Read on!
PS – We’re still open for submissions of writing & art for an issue to feature women & genderqueer (broadly construed) creators, on any subject, in any style. Surprise us!