Fiction 2017 / Spring 2017 / Uncategorized / Volume 47

Horses—Bill Vernon

A series of storms trapped him inside so long, he envied the animals’ freedom to roam in their pastures. Within a day he felt like King Tut, Cincinnati Zoo’s silverback gorilla, whom he identified with, pacing back and forth in a cage. He was full of oats, as his farmer-father and mother used to say. … Continue reading

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Springtime Ride

Year 1941 The hot sun was balanced out the spring sea breeze as I lay the sand—my feet bare. I had my eyes closed, already having the island’s scenery memorized, perfectly content with the peaceful atmosphere. I listened to the birds’ songs, the waves crashing, and the palm tree leaves rustle. “Are you asleep, Mrs. … Continue reading