BLESSED ARE THE FREE IN SPIRIT. A JOURNAL IN COMPLICATED TIMES by Samuel...

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Blessed Are the Free in Spirit. A Journal in Complicated Times by Samuel Robert Piccoli Here we go again, a new book is born. A few weeks ago, when all the chapters were already written, I...

I AM NOT YOUR INDIAN by Swathi Desai

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I was born in a country far, far away from where I’ve lived most of my life. Some may think I’m not Indian enough because I don’t know where the best Indian restaurants are....

THE ANATOMY OF DISCONNECTED LINES by Tim Harris

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The Anatomy of Disconnected Lines I first noticed him on the other side of Westbury Avenue, as we both made our way to the bus stop. Even through heavy traffic I could see his brogues had...

THE WORLD’S SEXIEST TIME MACHINE By Dominic Laing

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THE WORLD’S SEXIEST TIME MACHINEBy Dominic Laing  Imagine my love as a piece of string. As a timeline.Hold out the string in front of you. Your right hand marks The Future; your left hand, The...

VALERIE MAUD GOLDMAN by Valerie Angel

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VALERIE MAUD GOLDMANby Valerie Angel    According to ANAD, an online resource agency for eating disorders, “At least 30 million people of all ages and genders suffer from an eating disorder in the US.” At...

FEAR OF REJECTION CAN DROWN by Nathan Sweem

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An artist's ability to maneuver waves of rejection often determines the fate of her career. Sooner or later, she finds that not everyone shares her intense love for her artwork. No matter how painful,...

WHAT LIARS THEY ARE by Frank Kowal

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                                                       What Liars They Are!                                                            by Frank Kowal      It was 1954, and I was six years old, watching TV by myself on the floor of my living room. In those days the TVs were...

THE SMALL GIRL By Patrick Hahn

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THE SMALL GIRLby Patrick Hahn I’m lying on the sofa in my bungalow, reading the same issue of Discover magazine for the twenty-ninth time. They don’t have much in the way of printed matter in this country,...

THIS IS NOT MY BEAUTIFUL HOUSE By Caleb Bouchard

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THIS IS NOT MY BEAUTIFUL HOUSEby Caleb Bouchard What does one wear to the estate sale and auction of a well-regarded Atlanta attorney turned wife-murderer? This is the question I ask myself at six-thirty on...

WE ARE THE BUFFALO – By Kaylynn Raschke

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WE ARE THE BUFFALOBy Kaylynn Raschke “Are you sure this is it?”  The cab driver points to a thin white sign, St. Cloud. Hardly visible, as it melds into the predawn sky of this frozen...