Category: Contributors

Ruth Poniarski – Passage

An enclosure of time A sail to guide me on an ivy pass not emerged until one treads the ridge and builds the past Where the path is obscured on the screen of muzzled communications Impacting a common era observing a margin of history lured by my reflection As I lay inert when I travel …

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Dana McDermott – The Last Supper

You never know the last time you might speak to someone. Growing up, my mother always told me “Don’t ever end a conversation with fighting!” “Yeah, yeah, whatever mom,” I’d say sarcastically. “What did she know? She acts like she knows everything.” I was a very stubborn child. Looking back now I wish I had …

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“The Bully Avenger”

My 17 years as a senior support person at a health system was going well until I needed to assist my family members, due to old-age and illness. Then the trouble began. I worked for a place that promoted wellness, ethical culture and was totally against bully bosses. I found out it could not be …

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Ann Zalkind – What Matters Most

Ten years ago, several supernatural phenomena and dreams inspired me to write a collection of vignettes. But it was mother’s death in 2016 which unconsciously drove me to write about her, my enduring impressions from childhood and the players in this collection of memories. Before I wrote this I thought I could never “access” my …

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