Almost Spring

Wendy Insinger

White violets and woodsmoke,

Good dogs and bad boys

Fooling around down in the ravine,

The Worm of the Heart

Ilene Raymond Rush

On a Saturday morning in late September, while waiting for her estranged husband Del to arrive

Waiting Room Fairies

Kimberly Emilia

Daddy used to say it before he moved away to live with Vanessa.