It’s the endweek of the long year, maybe the longest yet, and there is already so much behind us, Reader, that here we wish you just a glimmering growing thing and a shimmering shimmer, Lauren Sanderson’s “KISS ME NOW THE WAR IS OVER“:
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“:
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!