Monthly Archives: June 2013

Three Poems by Teisha Twomey

Memory of a Pool Shark You told me I was a good shot, the same way you praised me when I knocked that eight ball into the corner pocket before you could. I had to call them out loud, when … Continue reading

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Traveling Highway Forty, by Amy Wilson

Pink single-wide plopped in a pasture that houses my favorite billboard, “Curtis Watson’s Catfish Restaurant: Free Cornbread Basket.” I used to drink whiskey every time I ate catfish Vern shares. Vern, Lucille last table Delta Café. Hop in Vern says, … Continue reading

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Comings and Goings, poem by Pamela Johnson Parker

COMINGS AND GOINGS, OR, DORIS HOLBROOK HEADS AGAIN FOR HOME (after James Dickey’s “Cherrylog Road”) I. Jimmy Off Highway 106 At Cherrylog I go at noon to meet This boy that drives His daddy’s beat-up Indian, a Chief, A hand-me-down … Continue reading

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A Hard Thing, But True, fiction by Amanda Bales

Bras covered the back of the car. They draped over the seats and wrapped over the seat belts and hung from the door handles and carpeted the floor, as if a band of horny teenagers had taken the Buick for … Continue reading

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