Typically English
Donna Pucciani


“The socks will dry quickly,  
hanging like earthbound bats 
in the graveyard of household wash.”


“but I still carry his challenge in that rare fragment, 

a glimpse of hardscrabble, hard-won Mississippi grit”


Interior Decoration
Michael Jewell


“holding back, no longer needing 
to pretend that I am happy 
I have to say ‘Yes’ to every 


Volume XLIII

Artwork by Julie Hamilton

"In the Distance" - Julie Hamilton, oil on canvas, 36" x 48"