Category Archives: Creative Writing

Fahad Hashmi and The Firmest Pillar by Alejandra CuĂ©llar

Syed Fahad Hashmi, a graduate from Brooklyn College was arrested in London’s Heathrow airport on June 6th, 2006 and was deported to the United States eleven months later. He was charged on three counts of providing material support to Al … Continue reading

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How Childhood Ends by Jenna Weingarten

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I can erase your personality. No psycho. by Beauregard Rivverat

The door to the accessible entrance is locked. I keep arcing around to the front entrance with the four or five mean steps ( leg walkies gazing sternly down at me, like that, clomp clomp or clip clip I think- … Continue reading

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An Experiment in Cell Phone Etiquette by Molly Einhorn

The Rules: 1) There will be no text messaging unless sitting down and not in conversation. 2) In conversation, it is necessary to let conversation partner(s) know when I am expecting a call. 3) If in the middle of a … Continue reading

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A Touch of Anne by Jenna Weingarten

Touch. Touch of the hand. Touch of color on young cheeks. Why did he feel for the touch? Skin, heart, mind, and soul: all things he owned that could be touched, felt. Why did he feel for the feel? He … Continue reading

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Sarah by Freddy Fluschel

Awake, thinks my mother and my eyes open with a jolt. I push her thoughts back; I feel her in the kitchen. I close my eyes again and revel in the silence; such a temporary blessing, the silence that follows … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Writing, Issue # 1 February 2010 | Leave a comment

Meat by Noah Kellerman

This piece is based on a journal entry from my field study this past fall. I was working at Butterworks Farm, which is an organic Jersey dairy in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Yogurt is made on the farm and … Continue reading

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