Perfect Joy

Perfect Joy

Perfect Joy EDITOR’S APOLOGIA Winter 2018 But in the mud and scum of things, There alway, alway something sings. -from “Music” by Ralph Waldo Emerson Photo by Kieran Lewis PLEASURE. HAPPINESS. JOY. The first beckons us constantly. The second evades us, then...
Passageways

Passageways

Passageways a prose poem and painting by JENNIFER BABCOCK | Mother + Artist  “Passageways: Yemaderi,” is oil on canvas, and has a variety of texture emphasized by glazes of thin paint. It captures the movement of two women moving through passageways to...
Flounder

Flounder

 Flounder a short story by ELIZABETH BRUCE | Educator + Writer  “Flounder” is set on the Gulf Coast beach of Galveston Island, near where I grew up; the horse is inspired by my girlhood love of horses and riding on the beach. Photo by Justin Greene “ONE DOLLAR,” said...
Full Circle

Full Circle

Full Circle a prose poem by YEYET SORIANO | Mother + Writer  “Full Circle” is a snapshot of a part of my life when I felt the deepest despair, the most exquisite fear, and the most sublime happiness. That period defined me as a woman, a mother, and a...