Archives for July 2009

Issue V: Summer 2010

Poetry Aima Anwar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . On My Planet Samaris Ayala . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Untitled Honesty Howell . . . . . . . . . . . […]

Penny on the Ground

This entry is part 13 of 14 in the series Issue V: Summer 2010

by Eun Jung Lee Drinking a cup of iced coffee, I am thinking of my old friend I had almost forgotten, the one with the penny-on-the-ground story. 1990. I met a friend in the Pan Am School in Manhattan when I learned English. She had just come from California to New York to learn English, […]

Teaching Elementary School

This entry is part 12 of 14 in the series Issue V: Summer 2010

by Audry Israeli I taught the lower grades and they came up with a lot of cute and funny sayings. For example, I told them the story of Christopher Columbus’s voyage and how he discovered America, but he didn’t know it. And that later, Amerigo Vespucci came here and he realized it was a new […]

The Resurrection

This entry is part 11 of 14 in the series Issue V: Summer 2010

By Nicholas Bochinis I’ve always loved the 1960s, not just because of what it was, but because of what it meant. His Voice—his music always made me feel like I was seeing pictures in sound. I always felt optimistic—full of hope like I was hearing music from a future being—this musical prophet of the Civil […]

Free Write

This entry is part 10 of 14 in the series Issue V: Summer 2010

by Bette Clark She always apologized for her words, as if they would not measure up to something. When she let them out they danced through the air, hovering like dragonflies over a pond, not quite sure where to land but content to stay suspended, wings of gossamer glinting in the sunlight. Once she wrote […]