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Creative Nonfiction

Creative Nonfiction Issue #2

The Swim Lesson

by R.A. Lev
 
 

It’s freezing. He’s freezing. My son’s lips are purple-blue. I wonder if this is still a good idea, if this was ever a good idea. There are other places we could have gone. Pools where the water temperature is kept at a balmy 86 degrees, where the floor is lowered slowly so he wouldn’t notice the gradual lift as his lungs fill with air…Read more

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Poetry

Poetry Issue #1

Morning Prayers

by David Biespiel

 

 

Your God says look behind you,

watch your back,

Become the life in your hands,

walk like a shadow,

Lose the afternoon,

knot the hour,

seek the future,…Read more