Important Updates, Announcements, and More About Submissions! – Editor-in-Chief, Kelly Fitzharris Faulk

MAN, you guys are KILLING IT with these submissions – and I’m not exaggerating. The pieces I’ve been accepting are all SO DIFFERENT from one another, but they’re poignant, fresh, … Continue reading Important Updates, Announcements, and More About Submissions! – Editor-in-Chief, Kelly Fitzharris Faulk

Feel Like Starting Over? Come Explore Our “New Beginnings” Theme – Editor-in-Chief, Kelly Fitzharris Faulk

It’s….September! And that means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. It might mean back-to-school (either as a student yourself, a teacher, parent, or all three), … Continue reading Feel Like Starting Over? Come Explore Our “New Beginnings” Theme – Editor-in-Chief, Kelly Fitzharris Faulk

Calling All Writers! Step “Write” up and get yourself some SLM Announcements! – Kelly Fitzharris Faulk, Editor-in-Chief

Here’s to Life, Literature, and bringing the spirit of SLM back!   Sometimes, we’re trying so hard to open a figurative closed door in our lives that we fail to … Continue reading Calling All Writers! Step “Write” up and get yourself some SLM Announcements! – Kelly Fitzharris Faulk, Editor-in-Chief

The Cookie Jar – by MICHAEL MORRIS

The Cookie Jar   Little Bill constantly snatched his grandmother’s homemade treats. Every day after school, he went to his grandparents’ house, and did his homework at the kitchen table … Continue reading The Cookie Jar – by MICHAEL MORRIS

Chance / Woman – by THOM YOUNG

Chance   he gave his only son so that a wretch may become a treasure he gave his last dime to play A2 on the jukebox again and again for … Continue reading Chance / Woman – by THOM YOUNG

Epochal / Failure / Rope – by LAWRENCE WILLIAM BERGGOETZ

Epochal                                                           … Continue reading Epochal / Failure / Rope – by LAWRENCE WILLIAM BERGGOETZ

Owed to Continuation of Species – by PETER BRACKING

  owed to continuation of species   banks you gotta hand it to ’em (and you do you certainly do) banks would slice off your testes rip out your tubes … Continue reading Owed to Continuation of Species – by PETER BRACKING

Poetry – from MEGAN MEALOR

Ripening   mother was our madness   and our curves even her silhouettes were silver           mother could grow marigolds                               in November   she was our snake … Continue reading Poetry – from MEGAN MEALOR

Days on Lawndale – by MATTHEW J. LAWLER

Days on Lawndale   Oh those days on Lawndale, The summer sweet weed smell and 40 ounce behemoth breath left its mark upon me like a flame searing flesh. I … Continue reading Days on Lawndale – by MATTHEW J. LAWLER

Butoh / Barbarians – by CARRIE REDWAY

Butoh   I saw a Butoh dancer once snap her back in mid-step jerk her neck to the side I gasped it was surreal but part of the dance.   … Continue reading Butoh / Barbarians – by CARRIE REDWAY