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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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Thesaurus
By Ed Higgins


she said
if you do not
believe in love
iíll find
you a
synonym

so when
i calmed
down
i looked
it up
myself
in a
thesaurus

& iíll be
damned
if she
wasnít
right
all along

tho sheís
not gonna
believe
right there
along with
all that adore
dote on
inamorato
proclivity
and
bent for

is iím
still her
dearest darling
lover liaison
crazy/nuts/wild/
mad/ardor/lust/
smitten/besotted
with about
you
so there.

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ED HIGGINS's poems have appeared in Commonweal, Bellowing Ark and Duck & Herring, as well as the online journals Lily, Contemporary Haibun Online, Eskimo Pie, Word Riot, Monkeybicycle and The New Pantagruel, among others. He teaches creative writing and literature at George Fox University, south of Portland, Oregon, and lives on a small farm in Yamhill, Oregon with a menagerie of animals including an emu named To & Fro.

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