Smaller

Weekly feature by: Cara L McKee My father’s friend hooked his fingers in my fishnets, touching the skin of my thigh. I caught my breath, not in pleasure (did I need to tell you?) but in the shock of transgression. I got to my feet to leave, made for the Read more…

Flight Delayed

Weekly feature by: Jonathan Ferrini “Place your head between your knees and brace for landing” They say your life flashes before your eyes when you die but I don’t fear death. I was provided the opportunity to turn back the hands of time and experience the glory of my first Read more…

Hāfu

Weekly feature by: Niina Tsuyuki Dubik Sometimes it means Constant corrections To complete strangers. “No, that’s my aunt, not my mother.” Your curly light brown hair, Your hazel eyes, Your blue eyed aunt, Your Asian mother. When I got older My hair got straighter, Darker, And I still don’t look Read more…

Medusa

Weekly feature by: Kristen Clark Often times I wonder If Medusa was actually a man. Or if it is just her spawn that slithers on this earth. I know a few men that have the wickedness to turn women into stone. When they undress us with their eyes and their Read more…

Fear*

Weekly feature by: Rodd Whelpley I am a monstrous giant to this bunny, fallen in my window well. He quivers, sees, perhaps, my box, my coaxing stick, bursts forth his piercing shriek. Surely, if he could, he’d sprout tiger claws, some gnarlsome teeth – Assume Goliath size, slash me, savage Read more…

Perspective

Weekly feature by: Holly Day I have spent every day of my life worrying about the oil crises, AIDS, what is and is not on the endangered species list raw sewage in swimming pools, the drinking water having food on the table, getting/not getting pregnant exposure to citywide pesticide sprayings, Read more…

Dear Utah

Weekly feature by: Tehri Parker Dear Utah, For the last few days I have been exploring your back roads, moving through your landscapes, taking in your aromas of cedar, aspen, and alfalfa fields from my vantage on the back of a motorcycle. I have had some time to ponder you, Read more…

Objection!

Weekly feature by: Erica Prather Objection, objection – I have an objection. Refute, refuse, disapprove, disagree, dispute. Oppose. I object the numbers. 1,720 untouched acres for 6 miles of road and 48 new methane venting pads to reach 17 million tons of coal Over 50,000 comments that want to keep Read more…