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Peter Makuck: Triggers

That look on his face.  After all these years, I’d love to punch him again.

October 9, 2021 · 1 Comment

Paul Christensen: The Pandemic Blues

Everyone around here is sluggish. The young woman who checks my purchases off the conveyor belt dabs her eyes and stifles a yawn. She keeps shaking herself awake as the … Continue reading

July 25, 2021 · 7 Comments

Pauletta Hansel: Joy

When we finally sprung my father from the hospital
after days spent staring at the cardio unit’s
cinderblock walls the color of nothing
good, his joy could not be contained.

July 21, 2021 · 4 Comments

Janette Schafer: On the day I testify for Homeland Security

Janette agreed to share these details publicly to help allay the stigma, shame, and secrecy inherent with being a sex abuse survivor.

May 8, 2021 · 10 Comments

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