Green

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series Issue X: Summer 2012

By Sharill Wright It’s not easy being green!!! At least that’s what Kermit the Frog says and you know what, he’s right. I hear them in the halls saying, “Yeah you’re all right, you’ve got on them greens!!!” What do they know. They don’t know anything about me or what I’m going through. Yeah I’m […]

Candlelight Dinner, No Reservation Required

This entry is part 11 of 12 in the series Issue X: Summer 2012

By Christine Vetere Oh how I miss the romance, the serenity, the joy and love shared between us over a meal that can easily outdo any five-star chef. The soft soothing rhythm of Sade, the flickering glow of the candles, the tender conversations between us. You always bring fresh flowers to our table and the […]

Hunger on the Inside

This entry is part 10 of 12 in the series Issue X: Summer 2012

By Lynne Stolper His closet was filled to overflowing. It held his pants, suits, ties, shirts and shoes. There was more inside his chest. It was loaded down with sweaters, shirts, shorts, pajamas, socks and underwear. The top of the chest had a special compartment for jewelry. So many watches, rings, cufflinks, tie tacks and […]

Blue

This entry is part 9 of 12 in the series Issue X: Summer 2012

By Narmeen Shkais I am blue and I am from the sky. And my dad is the cloud and my mom is the sun. And blue always plays hide and go seek with her mom and dad. And blue likes to eat noodle soup so so so so so much that blue can’t stop eating […]

The Secret Warning

This entry is part 8 of 12 in the series Issue X: Summer 2012

By Peter Schamel “Pretty standard nightmare stuff, huh?” This wasn’t the first time I’d described the dark setting of my recurring dream – the only one I could ever remember – to a therapist. “With tunnels and trains from Psych 101, it’s just missing the parts about girls and patent leather shoes, and boys encountering […]