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Darkness of Soul

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by Patricia Pierce Graying clouds grow spindly wisps, highlighting the city’s twilight. Whispering wind, that only I can hear, severs memories of your voice. I ... Read More »

Today

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by Patricia Pierce Today is one of those days I trek to your final spot, Near the bend in the highway, Where the curb and ... Read More »

Giggle Box

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by Chris Davis I am in the kitchen making my grandson, Jay, a turkey sandwich when I hear his crystal laughter twinkle from the living ... Read More »

Get the Cat

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by Kirby Hobley Get straggled along after the other little cats jumbling down the path. “Don’t stray!” the line leader reminded. “It’s dangerous,” she threatened. ... Read More »

Michael

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by Isabella Valdez My brother died in a field. He was ten years old and alone, wandering somewhere between my aunt’s and grandma’s houses in ... Read More »

Alaska Love

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by Patricia Pierce Arrived broken, I thrive now, a transplant, a sourdough. Thirty-one years after the Last Frontier stole my heart, Nowhere else fills that space. ... Read More »

Star Shower

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by Emily Garlock Sitting in anticipation, waiting to take off to places I’ve never been, the rain drips outside my window, leaving streaks on the ... Read More »

An Icy Canvas

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by Emily Garlock I hit the ground with a scratch, followed by a smooth glide. The moonlight guides me. I memorize the cracks, Calculate avoidance. ... Read More »

The Doctor

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by Chris Davis My grandson, Jay, and I are waved through the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson gate for our first medical appointment together. He sees the ... Read More »

Dandelions

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by Chris Davis Jay’s disability lies scattered somewhere between Anchorage and Nome on the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum. The alcohol took my three-year-old grandson’s speech, in-utero, ... Read More »

Growing Up

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by Beth Pipkin It is the rarest kind of awakening from sleep that allows you to gently glide from dreamland back to the physical world ... Read More »

Dogastrophe

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by Elin Johnson When my parents separated my mom got a house full of  whatnot and my dad got our chubby little black lab. At ... Read More »

He Is

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by Aaron Tooyak His countenance is like the side of a mountain. His thoughts are like the thickets of trees. He rules over the bears ... Read More »

Redolences

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by Annie Thorndike When I was growing up, I would go to the beach every summer on the coast of Tillamook County, Oregon. No matter ... Read More »

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