Poetry from Vijay Nair

Life is a celebration   Life is really a grand festival With different shades and colours In different stages and occasions In stillness and in silence ln motion and in noice It is a season of celebration, A celebration of the breath of our existence It makes us free our mind to find the liberation We […]

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Christmas Time – book announcement from Chimezie Ihekuna

  Christmas Time! is a collection of short stories that reflects the mood of the season-Christmas-as it affects the lives of people who have its worth appreciated. From children to young adults, it mirrors, in the form of stories, the ordeals people go through to observe the yuletide but the encouragement they get, the courage […]

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Final installment of Chimezie Ihekuna’s drama The Success Story

  Please feel welcome to read the six previous installments of The Success Story here, here, here.  here. And most recently, here. and here.  At Greg’s Residence… [Six months after publication] Copies of the book, ‘The Success Story’ are showcased in the living room. There are the first ordered one thousand copies, courtesy of the advanced […]

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Poetry from Chris Nold

REVERSE COMMUTER (ballad of a traveling salesman) Hello..   E.Saunders<maxb57@alice.it>   Reply-To: e.saunders07@outlook.com Good Day, Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood, our greatest weakness lies in giving up, but the most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Don’t stop trying, the future […]

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Essay from Norman Olson

From Halifax to Kelmscott and Beyond by:  Norman J. Olson   on May 30, 2016, Mary and I walked to the bus stop on a chilly morning…  we caught the 74 bus to the 46th Street light rail station in Minneapolis and from there it is five minutes on the train to the Airport…  we […]

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Short story from Sheryl Bize-Boutte

THE DRESS    By Sheryl J. Bize Boutte   By the mid 1960’s my parents had four school-aged daughters to support and a fifth change-of –life daughter on the way. Birthday and Christmas gifts often supplemented outgrown or worn out school clothes along with the begged for doll, bike or skates.  Sometimes we got something […]

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Poetry from John Patrick Robbins

Before You Go Sometimes when it’s silent in the bar the memories come to me as  a flood . Emotions I would rather bury and old ghosts at times I wish only to see again. And alone with my demons I find no excuses but every reason . So I simply press the gas pedal […]

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Poetry from Joan McNerney

  Another Night   Once again waking to flashing blue lights.   More guns, more assault weapons, more mass shootings, more death.   Darkness pierced by sirens, angry screams, air spinning with smoke.   Blood on streets slick and slippery.   My weary eyes want to stay shut and my lips pray for long nights […]

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