Issue No.3 Creative Nonfiction

To Lie With Silence

To Lie With Silence 1280 1920 Jamie A. Hughes

This dewdrop world— Is a dewdrop world, And yet, and yet… —Kobayashi Issa * Every night before sleep, I turn on a fan. Sometimes multiple ones. Ceiling and bedside. Pedestal…

Memorial Day

Memorial Day 1920 1536 Jack Rossiter-Munley

I am sitting on a train, the Hudson river to my right, a man and his daughter to my left. I can smell the leaves outside my window – feel…

Coyote Road and Inner and Outer Geographies

Coyote Road and Inner and Outer Geographies 1920 1280 Brian Michael Barbeito

The infrastructure is sound, the demarcation lines on the roads clear and new, and the curbs and their boulevards handsomely curt and reliable. But it’s a bore. And it’s a…

De Consolatione ad Kamil: On Death

De Consolatione ad Kamil: On Death 2500 1406 Kamil Ahsan

I was three years old, the youngest of three, when my father passed away in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. I have no recollection of him. Any remainders are memories of memories, or…