A Literary Publication

Poetry - Fiction - Art - Photography

Friday Dec 19, 2014
An Introduction:
 
This is the religious, political, pretty poetry free zone. Here the words bleed as the
ugly truth speaks from the depths of its darkest, rawest heart; exposing scars 
and
the still fresh wounds of the imperfect flesh most 
beautiful in the humbling flaws
of the human unmasked, 
confessing secrets, thoughts and realities most haunting...... 


 

Featured Artist and Cover Artist Fall/Winter 2014: Niall Parkinson
 

Niall Parkinson is an Irish artist specializing in the origination of dark, surreal, conceptual and spiritual hand drawn illustration from which he explores the darker regions of the human heart and experience. His background is in commercial graphic design and he had spent over 20 years working in this capacity within the printing industry. Niall has also had success in the music industry designing cd covers and booklets primarily for European metal bands. Read More 


 


Current Issue and Features

                                     Hamilton's Heart

                                           Fiction by Anita Stewart

 

Jay Hamilton struggled to breathe as his wife, Sophia, stood
beside his hospital bed, weeping.

"Sophia, my ... heart will ... always belong to you." He held her hand
over his chest and closed his eyes.


Two weeks later...

With her lover at her side, Sophia listened as the lawyer read the will.

"To my faithful dog, Boomer, I leave all my money."

She gasped. "What do I get?"

A metal box was handed to her. The blood drained from her face as
she looked inside.

"What's in it?" her lover asked.

"His damn heart!"




¬©Anita Stewart 

Animantion by Debbie Berk using stock image from http://www.123rf.com


Anita is from a small town in Mississippi, and likes to write mysteries, science fiction, romance, humor and historical fiction. She has a story published in Flash Me Magazine. Her hobbies are enjoying life, cooking, writing and reading.

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