Beholden Love Song

by Gabriel Sebastian and so I must be cursed              no clear dream days              no honey sun moorings              no ant strength feats (no rubber tree plants)I’m fool enough to think of them soft time, viscous and heavy              sing violent chance     untempered melodies              for the love                            I’ll endure              for her love                            I endure and so I must be charmed              blunt excitations              frozen flowers              still life              and I’m bound for herContinue reading “Beholden Love Song”

Spring 2021 Edition

We are pleased to announce our Spring 2021 edition of confetti. CONTRIBUTORS Fiction by:  J.P.J. Fox, Janet Garber, Sheldon Hanner, Judy Voss, Patricia Young Non-fiction by:  Buddy Matt Coughlin Poetry by:  Mary Coughlin, Andrew Crellin, Lisa O’Neil Guerci, margie merek, Thea Schiller, Katharine Schulz, Gabriel Sebastian See the full Table of Contents

Fall 2021 Edition

We are pleased to announce our Fall 2021 edition of confetti. CONTRIBUTORS Fiction by:  Subrata Das, J.P.J. Fox, Christina Hoag, Mark Jabaut, Richard Natale, Niles Reddick, Daniel Tarker, Judy Voss, Patricia Walkow Non-fiction by:  Barbara Alfaro Poetry by:  Dee Allen, John Carew, Maid Čorbić, Joseph A Farina, Shaswata Gangopadhyay, Norbert Góra, John Grey, Lisa O’Neil Guerci, LaVern Spencer McCarthy, Joan McNerney, Bruce McRae, Arik Mitra, P. Muralidharan, Katharine Schulz, Gabriel Sebastian Play by:  Dave Patton See the full Table of Contents.

Marici, Endowed with Light on Summer Solstice

In summer sun worshipperslay body sacrifice ongravel glassby the ruptured sea.Serious meditations on fertility.Thirsty looks on virgin souls. Meanwhile, clockwork town grinds to a halt.Something’s wrong.Shopkeeps take to stoops.Gutters run dry. Three magicians ride into town like old time western outlaws.They wage silent combat on soft apprentices,practice forbidden incantations.Who’s quicker on the draw?A contest ofContinue reading “Marici, Endowed with Light on Summer Solstice”

Wait, Wait

don’t waitfat old sun don’t know hastehe moves with cosmic graceno guile in purposeno hateand we only fool ourselves with now and never don’t wait while cicadas burst the crusty earthdon’t wait for whales to roll on sandy shoalsimpotent onlookers litter their resting place don’t wait for green don’t wait for automate – shun easeContinue reading “Wait, Wait”

Writer Profiles S–V

listed alphabetically by last name Mahbubat Salahudeen Mahbubat Kanyinsola Salahudeen is a writer, poet and spoken words artist. Her works have featured or forthcoming at several places including Spillwords magazine, Brittle Paper, Ice Flow press, Ninshar Arts, Ice Lolly, Arts Lounge, SprinNG journal, Litround journal, Down in the Dirt, Aayo Magazine, Nanty Greens, Cathartic Review,Continue reading “Writer Profiles S–V”