blue notes
Fiction & Poetry

blue notes

By Emma Eisler 1. cornflower as a child, i press fingers to my neck and search for gills, widen my eyes in the mirror – irises sea-blue like captured pools of water. in the bathtub, i am seal-slick and mermaid-lovely. ducking my head under, hair that haloes around me, bubbles that rise between my lips. … Continue reading

Puddles
Fiction & Poetry

Puddles

By Zahavah Rojer There are puddles that go down into the earth forever, and you fell into one. At first, you didn’t realize that it was an unusual puddle other than the fact that it didn’t reflect sunlight so much as absorb it, like a small black hole in the middle of the sidewalk. Still, … Continue reading

Edith Pilaf
Fiction & Poetry

Edith Pilaf

By Anna Canny Images in grainy blue. Horoscope says Rose (moon) colored glasses. Trembling, crooning when he takes me in his arms I learned those chords. Heaven sighs sun-lined clouds ruin the charm of cold, picking fingers. I’d like to cry Imagine everyday words we baked fresh bread I’m wearing warm socks tonight. Do you … Continue reading