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  • Then Someone Moves the Ground

    by Vinessa Anthony DiSousa My first tooth fell out on the last night of Grandpa Renzo’s wake in the late summer of 1978, four days before the start of second grade. Not a spindly bottom tooth like most kids lose first, but a fat top front one.       In the viewing room of Maroni’s Funeral Home […]

  • Flight

    by Laura Hartenberger       Six hours after my sister’s plane departed from Tokyo and three hours from its scheduled arrival in Vancouver, oxygen masks dropped from overhead. It was just before sunrise and the cabin was quiet and dark.      My sister was asleep, of course. She was proud of her ability to sleep on planes, […]

  • Sequestered with Noelle and the Dog

    by Paul Zdepski Paul is a painter, cartoonist, illustrator, and adjunct professor of graphic communication at the University of Maryland Global Campus in Adelphi, Maryland, and an adjunct professor of illustration at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He also lectures at Shenandoah University, the Shenandoah Arts Council, and various public and private schools. He […]