Packer Ave.

Abby Reed Meyer

Nobody expected the bloody dog. Nobody. Not even here in South Philly where some sketchy shit could be happening behind any door, down any side street, at any time of day.

Doves

Jeanne Obbard

Before snowdrops

before the crocuses

tipsided in a rainstorm

What’s Wrong With This Photo?

Marjorie Maddox

It’s not the slant of the pitched ball, 

the average dust on the bases, 

the haphazard smile of the shortstop

Rose of Jericho

Lauren Fleck-Steff

It was a long way to here 

Blind miles where  

Only the highway moved