By Robert Pfeiffer “Adult Swim“ “Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears” -William Wordsworth “Ode: Intimations of Immortality” You emerge once more into the world, lungs aching for … Continue Reading “Adult Swim,” “Social Anxiety,” “Taking a Nap with You,” “How to Keep it Going,” and “Summer Storm”
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We are extending our contest deadline to April 6, 2019, to allow a week for more of your wonderful work! Remember to include both themes of coffee AND horror in … Continue Reading Contest Extension!
By Sanjeev Sethi Incompleteness in completion taunts my morningtide. Scowl to surface I alter ways. Fulfill- ment in frame is quintessence of essay. Ineluctability of end sets me off to … Continue Reading Chant
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By Margaret Lozier Interjection! Insert opinion . . . ____here. I wasn’t aware that you Was the one to which I Was conversing. Objection! Insert opinion . . . ____here. … Continue Reading What Makes Me Mad
We are excited to invite you to join in on The River’s new contest! Based off the topics of our blogs, we challenge you to create a piece that involves … Continue Reading Calling All Creators!
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By Carol Hamilton It was too much after all that longing, finally a trip to the real circus. The years of dashing down our street to watch animal cages and … Continue Reading Trunk Touching
by Faith Diaz every floweryou ever pick,wilts at your touch, every kissyou ever plantseeps venom instead of passion, and every timeyou slowly outline my fingers,they melt away into someone else’s; … Continue Reading What If
by Richard P. Mayer The wind blew open the door and Ozzie materialized. He slid in sideways, a faded reflection un-detected. A swarm of workaholics were struggling to decompress, swathed … Continue Reading It Was Early Evening
by Alahnna Balmeo Alahnna Balmeo was born in California, where she learned how to curse, but not swim. She was previously mentioned in the San Diego CityBeats as a … Continue Reading hometown