In Our Current Issue

 

Delirium Tremens by Michael L. Grahfls

Knuckle Curve by Bill Vernon

After (You've Gone) by Rachael Stanford

Do You Know Who I Am, God? I'm Famous by Patrick Harmon

 

Mission Statement

 

together and equal they sat. unknowing, but Hello,
Hello.
keen and tense to inspire, but what? one proposed her piece: demanding
passion for the abstract and the concrete. in tandem?
yes, and from whom?
the underrepresented great
minds wandering boldly in
originality amongst a stale world.
yes. another one, in affirmation, and eager,
burst, "give me what I don't expect, and do it unexpectedly!"
because it is all
classically
creative.
One
more still called to those writers not yet heard,
eliciting desire for traditional and non-traditional poems, prose, short essay, and hybrid.
worthy of recognition, but silenced by doubt or absence
of forum forum
"for, umm, me" another testified, "it is more:
experiment, you young,
experiment, you seasoned,
experiment, you academic,
experiment, you community,
experimental."
what defines literary quality?
exactly.
they all nodded. agreed. welcoming all innovation.
and then they got a website.

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