Frequent Flyer Miles – Editor-in-Chief, Kelly Fitzharris

It’s no surprise to most of you that I’m kind of a frequent flyer – slash – frequent traveler. The experiences I’ve had while traveling alone (sans fiance and/or my two beautiful children) have been some of the most poignant and interesting ones. Recently when traveling to my hometown of Niceville, Florida, I met a…

Smolder – by DENNIS FRIEND

Smolder By Dennis Friend       “What was your girlfriend’s name?” Konni had been reading the newspaper when she glanced up slowly and stared at me. I could not read the look on her face. What an odd question, I thought. Konni knew her name. In the 40-plus years we’ve been married, Konni has…

Still in Your Fingertip – by ROB PARRISH

Still in Your Fingertip We are in bed and you start a message on my back. You move your right index finger at a controlled pace. First a T, then H. Next an I. A slow-curling S follows. Your finger drags off my back. I say the word into the bedding. You tap my back…

A Stranger Come Home – by HIRO TSUKINO

  Stranger Come Home by Hiro Tsukino     The guy with the window seat smiled and shaped his hand into a gun. He put the barrel against his neck and fired smoothly, gesticulating the glory of the blow out the other side onto the woman sleeper between us. He did this in slow motion…

Greenhouse Effect – by KI-ANA L. TONGE

Greenhouse Effect by Ki-Ana L. Tonge   Have you been watering your poet-tree lately? The shrivel of once crispy leaves And lifeless bending of branches are screaming, “Feed me.: “FEED ME!” For my hydration is lacking Tree trunk is blackening Insides beginning to Rot. Wither.. Wilt… Every time you neglect to pick up a pitcher…