Issue 17

Issue 17


The Hand You’re Dealt by Jerry M. Burger 
July, 1979 by Flavian Mark Lupinetti 
Killing the Coyote by Anne Korkeakivi 
A Distant Shore by Patrick Pfister 
At War With General Franco by Luther Magnussen 
This, of Course, Is Spiritual by Matt Lombardi 
Before the Jacaranda Trees Bloom by Sequoia Nagamatsu 
Shark Eyes by Christopher Schacht 
To the River by Kelly Flanigan 
Ninety-seven by Paola Peroni 
Smart Enough by MaryLee McNeal


In Kalvarija Father Died by Itzhak Kronzon 
The Consolation of Anatomy by Kurt Magsamen 
She Might Die by Magda Montiel Davis 
My Father’s Hands by P. Philip Cheung 
The Storm Between Us by Hazel Kight Witham 


Hinges by Melissa Stein 
Soul Bargaining by Regie Cabico 
What Bears Your Name by Nancy Maomi Carlson 
Brazil, 1968 by Claudia Cortese 
Nabokov Attempts a Doublet at Seventy-four by Patricia Lockwood 
The Death of the Magician by David Wagoner 
Father’s First Heart Attack by Hal Sirowitz 
Avoiding Rigidity by Hal Sirowitz 
Tumor by John Kay 
The Button Collector by John Kay 
Letter in Autumn by Wendy Wisner 
Martin, 1918 by Karina Borowicz 
Defect by Joanna Pearson 
Describe a morning you woke without fear by Jacqueline Jones LaMon 
Hickies by Amy Kitchell-Leighty 
Miguel Plans a Revolt by Ines P. Rivera Prosdocimi 
The Heart Long Gone by Maria Williams-Russell 
Air Hunger by Sandra Meek 
The Way Back by Helen Klein Ross 
Black Dog by Amie Sharp 


Foreword by Stacy Bodziak
Book Review: “Right of Thirst” reviewed by Walter Cummins
Contributors’ Notes