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Cover
Table of Contents
Editor's Notes
Donations
Submission Guidelines
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Stories & Essays
'57 Chevy
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By Gary Moshimer
A Visit to India From America...
_ By Shubha Venugopal
Calista Flockhart and the MySpace Hoax
_ By Michael Frissore
Recollections and Revelations
_ By Elizabeth Harbaugh
Springtime Visits
_ By Phyllis Link
Stupendous Stew
_ By Malerie Yolen-Cohen
The Genius
_ By Ray Templeton
The Stranger Below
_ By Sam Vargo
Truant
_ By Louise Norlie
Vacation
_ By Dan Devine
Vegetarian Rage
_ By John A. Ward
What Might Pass Between Them
_ By Alexandra Leake

Poetry
A Glutton For Truth
_ By Richard Fein
A Question of Proper Form
_ By Richard Fein
Boiler Man
_ By Leland Jamieson
Horizons
_ By Davide Trame
Lioness In Miniature
_ By Grace M. Murray
Outdone
_ By Pete Lee
Real Life Elocution
_ By Richard Fein
Rewriting An Ending
_ By Rumit Pancholi
September
_ By Tim Shell
Seven Ways of Looking at a Full Moon
_ By Naiya Wright
Shalom
_ By Jeanne Hugoe-Matthews
Sideways
_ By Kristine Ong Muslim
Spirit
_ By Patrick Frank
The Empty Spaces After You
_ By Rumit Pancholi
Thesaurus
_ By Ed Higgins
Uncle Zebulon
_ By J.R. Salling

Art & Photography
Dora Calo
Robert Carter
Noah Erkes
Andrew Patsalou
Saulius
Filip Wierzbicki

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Lioness In Miniature
By Grace M. Murray


Golden sun blazing
barely illuminates the honey tabby
stalking, a lioness in miniature,
through the buttercups and primroses
of the yellowed lawn.

Her prey
pecks at the ochre seed,
black and gold feathers gleaming,
oblivious to the khaki queen's
amber eyes steeled on her target.

Citron blooms wave,
jostled by summer breeze
and flicking tail;
all quiet but the golden chirp
of finch caught unawares.

Blurry flash of
yellow fur--
translucent claw
tears a single stripe
of crimson against lemon breast.

The honey lioness
has earned her repose.

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GRACE M. MURRAY lives in Hampton Roads, Virginia with her husband and fellow writer, Paul W. Murray. She is a chaplain resident and ethics instructor. Her work has been or will be published by T-Zero Expandizine and Static Movement.

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