Aperitivo

Aperitivo

Aperitivo Madeleine Holmes Chapter One: Aperitivo I look down at the straw hat that floats idly on the sparkling surface, its peach ribbon trailing in the turquoise Caribbean Sea. Somewhere beneath the sea is my mother. And for what seems like an eternity, she’s no...
Turnings

Turnings

Turnings Cope Cumpston The poster was taped on a wall in the science building hallway. A schooner leaned tall into whitecaps, sails swollen with wind against an immense blue sky. The banner above, Openings: oceanographic apprentices for the Research Vessel Westward....
Moonshine Lemonade

Moonshine Lemonade

Moonshine Lemonade Liam Keller OCTOBERSometimes, the yellow-blooded day will be slaughtered on my bedroom floor. Great marigold pools, spilled across pine. But those dying moments are brief, and always shifting. Usually, they won’t come at all and this cramped,...
3 Austrailan Women

3 Austrailan Women

3 Austrailan Women Jerome McFadden London 1786Ye fair British Nymphs of beauty and fame, tooListen to my story, beware of my fate, tooOnce like you I was happy, once like you I was blestThough now I am wretched with sorrow opprestOh! Pity my sorrows! Ah, me...
Nritya

Nritya

Nritya Aditi Ramaswamy Chapter 1 The world began with a dance. First, there was only emptiness below the heavens, neither cold nor hot, neither white nor black, neither light nor dark. Then Lord Nataraja entered this void, raised one foot and brought it down, and...