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Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine, The Law of Persimmons

03.31.11 Posted in Contributor Series 8, today's words by

Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine The Law of Persimmons By Cathy Douglas Everyone knows what a peach should be: the tingling essence of summer. I could drool when I think of its sweet young cheeks, its personality all sweetness and spice. But my mythic peach must be hiding somewhere behind the bins of hard […]


Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine, Snack-rifice

03.31.11 Posted in Contributor Series 8, words to linger on by

Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine Snack-rifice By Maxwell Baumbach I wouldn’t die for me I’m pigeon toed I walk funny I can’t take me anywhere my laugh is obnoxious my voice is whiny I talk too much I talk when I don’t need to say anything at all my temper is shorter than my […]


Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine, Lament for the #6

03.30.11 Posted in Contributor Series 8, today's words by

Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine Lament for the #6 By Grace Burns Tucked under towering trees on the side of a lonely road far removed from rush hour stood a tiny country store. This country store had something more than warped wooden floor boards that shifted and groaned and well-worn, mismatched tables and chairs. […]


Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine, Vegetarian Gumbo

03.29.11 Posted in Contributor Series 8, today's words by

Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine Vegetarian Gumbo By John Pursch As I was filling my bowl  with soup at the cafeteria a woman smiled and asked whether I believed the sign  that said, “Vegetarian Gumbo.” I laughed and told her that I don’t believe anything. Later, while eating my soup, I realized that my […]


Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine, Breakfast All Day

03.28.11 Posted in Contributor Series 8, words to linger on by

Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine Breakfast All Day By Julien Edmund Moss Part 1 When he went to upper brass About his big decision They rejected Jeb Marshall But he went through anyway And now he makes the big bucks Because breakfast always works People got their sandwiches Of egg or sausage all day […]


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