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Tori Grant Welhouse

from dreamed, a dictionary by Tori Grant Welhouse

from d r e a m e d, a dictionary Tori Grant Welhouse e • vis • cer • ate 1: She drew from her mouth, fletching down the arrow. 2: Letting go, the shot deprived the air of hesitation. 3: The strike point pierced the heart, lungs, inflating the woods with breath: woman, huntress….




Two Flash Fictions by David Crohn

Two Flash Fictions David Crohn Is There a Bird The man in the Tower, whose ornithology is often intact, will notify you, via paper slip through plastic tubeway, of the incident. If the sparrow or pigeon is in a kitchen, look for the problem ointment administered through wall pores, the scent of which will frighten…




Wedding Wishes by Joachim Frank

Wedding Wishes Joachim Frank Looking outside the window of the grand resort hotel in Westchester County, he found the trees in heavy commotion; he checked the weather on the internet, and there he found a super-taifun about to approach Hong Kong. Bringing a jacket with him, he decided, was advisable, with weather turning global and…




Kissing the Sky by Gina Williams

Kissing the Sky Gina Williams When I left, there were only two white rhinos remaining on earth. War, famine, murder, disease, overpopulation, mass extinctions. I didn’t want to die there. So I donated my body to science. I like my comfy little climate-controlled coffin. I can stand up and lie down as I please. When…




Four Wintu Tales by Steve Gilmartin

Four Wintu Tales Steve Gilmartin Author’s Note: These four pieces spring from linguist Alice Shepherd’s English translations of northern California Wintu tales told to her by tribe member Grace McKibbin. Shepherd’s process was to make preliminary, syntax-free, word-by-word translations, which she would then fashion into a finished narrative. In crafting my versions, I made sure…