August 2009

Marvyn Petrucci


Julia Alter
Kurt Brown
Alex Dimitrov This marks an author's first online publication
Gregory Lawless
Austin MacRae
Kirby Olson
Simon Perchik
Marvyn Petrucci
Dan Veach This marks an author's first online publication
Ryan Vine
Rob Walker
Hilde Weisert
Marjory Wentworth
Ross White
Michael Wynn

Haley Carrollhach This marks an author's first online publication
Mariko Nagai

David M. Katz
interviews Daniel Brown

David Rigsbee
reviews Divine Comedy: Journeys through a
Regional Geography

three new works by
John Kinsella


Marvyn Petrucci has work forthcoming from the Southern Humanities Review and the South Atlantic Review. A Pushcart Prize nominee, his chapbook of poems, Pardon Me, Madam, has been published by Cannibal Books. He teaches at Auburn University.


We come from a place
where our memories could collect
like dew, cling to railings, to rocks
in the herb garden below the gray porch
where we sang "Day is Done." Gone the sun,
Comes the moon, comes the stars.
Our song rose above the dark, but not
high enough. That's why we didn't see
change, sharp as a buck knife, when
it took one of us, then another. The
garden shrank; the house got quiet.
The quiet grew in time to be like light,
making everything clear.



Marvyn Petrucci: Poetry
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