“Longings of a Vanished Cat” by Jon Steinhagen

Today, Lise Quintana and Kolleen Carney explore “Longings of a Vanished Cat,” by Jon Steinhagen, submitted for Issue #10, Alice in Wonderland. She calls me Cheshire-Puss. I like that. What has she done with the baby? There she stands on the mossy path, unencumbered by bawling babe, crisp and clean and blue and white. I … Read More

“Boxing Day” by Austin Price

Today, Lise Quintana and Frankie Metro explore “Boxing Day” by Austin Price, submitted to Kleft Jaw. I’ve spent every night these last three months writing stories about people trapped in boxes. And I mean in real boxes. I don’t write stories about white-collar jerks so caught up in the rat race that their $20,000-a-month luxury apartments … Read More

“The Vanity” by Derrick Lafayette

Today, Lise Quintana and Matt Guerruckey explore “The Vanity” by Derrick Lafayette, submitted to Drunk Monkeys. From the view At the tip of a feather Fallen from your left wing I descended to earth The four line poem ran circles through my mind, as I kept looking to the floor. Looking into the Ivory shag … Read More