Volume 5, Issue 2

Volume 5, Issue 2 :: June 2005

Featured Writing

Why My Father Has an Axe
Poetry by Mariel Boyarsky

What Poetry’s About
Poetry by Bruce Hodder

Three Poems
Poetry by Corey Mesler

Mother’s Day
Flash Fiction by Anna McDougall

Guda and His Son
Fiction by David Biddle

Dumpster Diving
Fiction by Trish O’Brien-Edwards

The Taste of Luck
Fiction by Amy E. Ochterski

Docent Three
Fiction by Jon C. Picciuolo


Editor’s Picks

In order to allow for the difference of opinions that sometimes occur
when editing as a collective, every issue each editor has the opportunity
to choose a piece that was left out of the main line-up as her/his “editor’s pick.”

Ana’s Pick * Missing Parts
Fiction by Joan E. Kremer

Baker’s Pick * Fireworks
Flash Fiction by John A. Ward

Billiard’s Pick * Beautiful Medusa
Flash Fiction by Stephanie Moulton

Boots’s Pick * Broken
Flash Fiction by Erica Zidel


Contest Winners

Three Cheers and a Tiger Writing Contest
Judged by The Bellman.
Topic: A mystery that features a bird’s nest.
Word Limit: 1800-1900 words.

Gold: One Ring
by Robin Hillard

Silver: What Happened to Rocketman
by Larry Caldwell

Bronze: The Bird’s Nest
by Melody Lindsey

Honorable Mention:
“The Call” by Eric Nolan



Best of the Boards
Behind Closed Doors
by Trena Taylor

The Snark Zone: Letters From The Editors
You Only Need One “Yes.”
by Theryn “Beaver” Fleming


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