Browsing Category Prose, Poetry, and Art

Pageantry

In August, auditions for the Fall Pageant begin. Della sings beautifully, as everyone knew she would, but Amelia, Thomas, and Sarah are given the parts of the sweet fox family. A gaggle of boys are…

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Gene’s Ghosts

Gene passed better than most of the other woodsers here did. He’d learned tricks in Seattle, when he pretended to be a university student in order to spend his days inside the clean, dry, academic…

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Ghazal for My Mother

She’d listen closely, then gently remind Such is life!Her mantra: don’t live a coulda shoulda woulda life. Tucked me to bed with when the blaze is blue, and the lamp-wick sputters, and the wind goes…

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