Archives for October 2008

A Portrait

This entry is part 8 of 11 in the series Issue II: Fall 2009

by Muriel Gray Does it come s a surprise that my living room is still so elegant? Some of the porcelain and crystal ornaments were wedding gifts belonging to my mother. Her antique inlaid wood furniture blends perfectly with mine. This produces an air of utmost harmony. I close the door on the noises of […]

How Do They Do It?

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Issue II: Fall 2009

by Allan Yashin Still together…a testimony to their true love A marriage like this… surely a gift from above. Sixty years of bliss and still counting All the blessings they’ve had rapidly amounting To a staggering figure by anyone’s accounting. They still hold hands as they walk slowly down the street In a world of […]

The Trap

This entry is part 6 of 11 in the series Issue II: Fall 2009

by Lorraine B. Theordor They are the fortunate ones from the time they are born, who never experience the fierceness of the trap. And for some, the trap comes down hard, the kill is swift, perhaps mercifully. And there are those that wiggle and change enough to escape the piercing jaws of life to become […]

Issue II: Fall 2009

Poetry Asma Berri. . . . . . . . . . . . . . O Evangelina Syd Lazarus . . . . . . . . . . . .  When the Cat’s Away – A Pantoum Shatina McCall. . . . . . . . . . . Untitled Jessica N. . […]

When the Cat’s Away – A Pantoum

This entry is part 2 of 11 in the series Issue II: Fall 2009

by Syd Lazarus Cats have it perfected. They can be and do anything they want in their mind. Play a piano—sure. Ride a Roomba—sure. Roar and catch prey—just think it. They can be and do anything they want in their mind. They never leave home and territory Roar and catch prey—just think it. They are […]