November-December 2013 Issue
The trouble with joy is that it doesn't abide by "forever." But perhaps love can exist here... and there, in this delightful short story by Louise Caiola.
A simple gift from her father during the lean and difficult years of her childhood became a defining moment and a cherished memory for Tina, recalled 40 years later in the midst of change in her life.
Along a snowy road, the thin veil between this world and the next becomes nearly transparent when a stranger intervenes in an accident.
Bed-ridden and blind, Jack Carrick lies in an ocean of sound as he awaits visits from the mailman--a fellow survivor of places and memories that one would soonest forget, in this haunting story by Tom Sheehan.
A rose has sprung / as ancients sung / from Jesse's root / a tender shoot ... begins "Prince of Peace" by Murray Alfredson
Miniatures - haiku by the poet, Murray Alfredson.