Fiction 2015 / Issues / Spring 2015 / Volume 45

Braille, A Love Story — Paul Hostovsky

I have a thing for blind people. “Everybody’s got a thing,” says Stevie Wonder, but I don’t think he’s talking about the same thing I’m talking about. I think he’s talking about sex. My thing isn’t sexual and I’ve never actually had sex with a blind person, though I did come pretty close once with … Continue reading

Fall 2009 / Issues / Poetry 2009 / Volume 40

My Astrophysicist Brother Takes a Nap — Robert J . Tillett

Sometimes you sleep on your stomach, An elbow’s crook consuming your left cheek. Perhaps, then, you’re tunneling toward creation– The way you tell it–that violent instant Frozen, captured in the pressure of an eyelash On an arm. But today you’re on your back Sprawled out on the floor, a universe In repose. This is the … Continue reading