Fiction

Sitting Guard

Some days are better than others, some days are worse than others, some days just are.   This was going…

Fiction

Earrings

I never been on this part of Hastings Street. This part is not like Grandma's street. Maybe it's different here…

Fiction

Dear Ms. Ainsley

April 2, 2003 Ms. Wendy Ainsley Greenmoor Country Club Winnetka, Ill. Dear Ms. Ainsley, I wanted to phone you after…

Poetry

Fall football in the leaves

It’s a sweatpants day Phil launches the football into my memory the slant of the light there is red, not…

Poetry

A Coven in a Small Town

meets every Thursday night across from the pizza joint and the all-night gas station. One-by-one, they enter a run-down strip…

Narrative Map Project / Poetry

Ashtabula, Ohio: The Biker

This poem is part of the Great Lakes Review’s Narrative Map project. The bike wobbles as he turns his head to…