Archives for December 2012

What I Learned on the Way to the Library

This entry is part 5 of 12 in the series Issue XI: Winter 2012

By Hunter Demos Summer in the South.  Ahh the memories.  June bugs buzzing and after dark we could see the lightening bugs doing their thing.  A lightening bug would flash on its light and then disappear from sight ‘til it flashed again in a totally different location.  When I was seven years old the sights and […]

Tap Shake Tap

This entry is part 9 of 12 in the series Issue XI: Winter 2012

by Loretta Morris Sitting on my bunk with my mind racing my nerves so bad my feet was pacing Tap Tap Tap is the rhythm I can feel and when it’s lunch the food makes me ill and when I’m thirsty it’s dirty water They don’t clean the cambro and sometimes the hot pot runs […]

In Walk Three Girls

This entry is part 4 of 12 in the series Issue XI: Winter 2012

By Cristine Stecko So we’re sitting in a bar and in walks these three girls in nothing but bathing suits. You should’ve been there. Damn, you should’ve seen all the guys’ faces as they walked in. What on earth possessed these women to come here, of all places, dressed so cattily. So you know me, […]

A Hidden Door

This entry is part 3 of 12 in the series Issue XI: Winter 2012

by Joan Draughon (Rikers RMSC) A hidden door is a door not seen. You wonder and wonder what does it all mean. Could it hold some kind of future to a great success. or does life fail again just like all the rest. Or maybe perhaps it’s all a test. Guess I’ll keep opening doors […]

The Woods

This entry is part 8 of 12 in the series Issue XI: Winter 2012

by Edi Holley Rachel always loved the long walk to the woods and I always begged to go with her – down through the long grass, across the little stream that gurgled under foot. Past the cow pasture where grazing cows would look up from their business of chewing and roll their big brown eyes […]