When I Think About Peace

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

by Doma Newkirk When I think about peace I think about the immoral dwellers of the exalted paradise, and I strive to attain such a section. When I think of peace I think that I will unravel the mysteries of love from the winds that have endless whirlpools, and I will learn the secrets of […]

Stunning Memories

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Issue II: Fall 2009

by Eileen D. Kelly As usual, Rose ran to catch the four-forty-five bus after work. Today was different though; it was her last day at St. Raphael’s hospital. She was retiring, finally. An ambulance howled as it passed her bus, the scream winding down and down, then stopping at the emergency room door. I’m glad […]

Mountaineering Lesson

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series Issue II: Fall 2009

by Ralph Gray Going up a mountain? You start by deciding you’d rather stay in bed – until the sun, squirts into your tired eyes, shredding your formerly protective darkness. You start a debate: stay in bed?…..but what to tell friends who expect photographic proof of conquered heights?……..and besides, there’s all that money spent….. Come […]

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 […]