My Three Sons. Short story by g emil reutter. November.The Write Launch.

She was proud of her boys. They worked every day, went to confession and church every week. Her boys were good boys, neighbors just didn’t understand them. Not everyone can lead a pure life, but she had always believed church was for sinners and the righteous were normally the most sinful of all. Her sons… Read More My Three Sons. Short story by g emil reutter. November.The Write Launch.

2017 Paddock Review Pushcart Prize Nominations:

Originally posted on The Paddock Review:
Congratulations to the following poets: ·       Bryan D. Dietrich for the poem “THE RIFT” ·       Vincent Francone for the poem “Mud” ·       Stephen Page for the poem “The Cycle of Things On Santa Ana and Everywhere” ·       Laurel S. Peterson for the poem “THE MYTHOLOGY OF SEAWEED” ·       Shana Ritter for the poem “Divisions”…

Seven Floors Up by Cati Porter

Originally posted on North of Oxford:
. By Stephen Page Cati Porter’s Seven Floors Up is about wifehood, womanhood, and most expressively, adulthood.  Porter reveals in varied forms of verse the roles of a contemporary married mother.             The narrator of the poems has a husband, two children, a cancer-ridden dog, a mother, a stepmother, a mother…