Kirsten Kaschock is the author of four poetry books and a chapbook: Unfathoms (Slope Editions), A Beautiful Name for a Girl (Ahsahta Press), WindowBoxing (Bloof Books), The Dottery (University of Pittsburgh Press/winner of AWP Donald Hall Prize), and Confessional Science-fiction: A Primer (Subito Press). Coffee House Press published her debut speculative novel– Sleight. She teaches […]
I popped the ice-cream in the microwave and my lukewarm coffee in the freezer – (not premature dementia, you see, but fracture). Today, I yanked up yesterday’s jeans that still had yesterday’s panties down one leg. It didn’t matter. I wore them that way all day.
Decades ago, autodidact & bloody-minded optimist kerry rawlinson gravitated from sunny Zambian skies to solid Canadian soil. Fast-forward: she follows art & literature’s Muses around the Okanagan, barefoot, her patient husband ensuring she’s fed. She’s won a few contests (eg. Geist; PostcardsPoems &Prose; CaGo), and recent work appears in: CincinattiReview; grey borders; NewFlashFiction Review, Literary Review of […]
It is easy to become one of the people who live in boats. You can actually make the decision yourself—all you need is a boat and a body of water, unless you want to be one of the people who live in boats in their driveways, which is certainly the less attractive option. There are […]
The garden the previous tenants left is abandoned save for a handful of peppers hanging on tenacious thumbing their flesh at the heat I roll our trash cans next to them I am replete with June High noon I am convinced there is something medically wrong with me My voice has been hoarse for a […]
Kim Kardashian: Hollywood™ I go vegan-souping over corpses of black lovers suffer their cocaine addictions all awash in lube lidocaine aglow in my gums teeth brighter than tequila wear all white membrane on my tight brown body Coco Chanel cape/for sex tomorrow night corset thin/like a victim crawled through spoon shots of silicon dioxide cut […]