by Joan McNerney Sliding through archesof elms sunshineyellow and warm as honey. Moss crawls over mudstonewhile squirrels skiparound tree stumps. Imagine to be a birdin blue wind pushingair through your wing. After the long rainpine trees bendingwith cones. Branches etch evening skyturning razzle dazzlepurple red citron. Leaves drop like butterfliesfilling the floor of forestwith crunchyContinue reading “Woods”
by Joan McNerney I am driving up a hillwithout name on anunnumbered highway. This road transforms intoa snake winding aroundcoiled on hair pin turns. At bottom of the inclinelies a dark village strangelyhushed with secrets. How black it is. How difficultto find that dream streetwhich I must discover. Exactly what I will exploreis unsure. WhereContinue reading “Lost Dream”
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.
Terry John Malik When Terry retired after practicing law for thirty years, his wife implored, “Don’t sit around the house. Write a damn book.” So he did—The Bricklayer of Albany Park. Its awards include Benjamin Franklin Gold Medal; Winner – Mystery/Thriller by M.I.P.A.; and Silver Falchion Award 2018 Finalist by Killer Nashville. Before Bricklayer TerryContinue reading “Writer Profiles M–O”