Category: Non-Fiction

IMAGINE By Patty Somlo

Imagine stepping through a pair of glass doors, opened automatically as you come near. It’s late February, and the rainy season has paused, bringing warm sunny days that can’t help but make you smile. Consider yourself a woman...

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OUR RED SNAPPER BY WENDY JONES

“Fresh fish! Get your fresh fish here!” the man yelled as he walked alongside his horse-drawn wagon making his way slowly down 112th street between St. Nicholas and Seventh Avenues in New York City at eight o’clock that sun-lit...

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SNOWFALL BY VIRGINIA WATTS

That morning was made all the worse because it had snowed the night before. Flakes that fell slow and parallel to the ground, as if they were laying themselves down. Arriving with a shared intention. Maybe to give my young...

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SUN BREAK BY AMANDA MARJORIE MCKINNON

Such a treat a bright blue sky is after a morning of gray in the Pacific Northwest. Even more special is when the equally bright white elongated clouds line up just so, creating a perfectly complimentary background of blue and...

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CLAIRVOYANT BY ELIZABETH MORSE

My son, Alex, is learning how to be a psychic. This is in addition to his college classes at SUNY online. He goes to ZOOM classes with other Gen Z mediums and they all channel together. They listen carefully to the words of...

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CRANBERRY SONNET BY WALLY SWIST

I have raved about your cranberry bread before; however, this season it is nothing less than an ingot of the divine taste of heaven. It is like no other cranberry bread I have eaten and savored: delirious with the wildness of...

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IF YOU LET ME GO BY DEBRA M. FOX

What at first glance was a somber photo of two beings clutching one another had now become a devastating portrayal of their final embrace. Leafing through old National Geographic magazines, deciding which would interest my...

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MAMA NEEDS MORE REST BY ZIXUAN ZHENG

Mama has sat in her rocking chair for the whole morning sleeping soundly, her delicate violin by her side. Little Bryan had lingered around her and popped up to gain her attention but failed as Mama was still in her sweet dream....

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