Moonstruck: #dVerse Prosery

I always check in on my children through the night. I did it constantly, pathologically even, the first time around. I’d been terrified by tales of ‘cot death’ and thought that if I didn’t check in on my newborn every five minutes he might die as a result of my neglect. Once I had my... Continue Reading →

Prognosis: Dea(r)th

I had my consultation today, with Dr D’Earth. I tried not to take the name as an ill-omen. I sat outside the waiting room, nervously but patiently waiting my turn: twiddling my thumbs. Looking down at my hands thinking ‘how long?’ or was it ‘how much longer?’ He called my name. I steeled myself. I... Continue Reading →

‘Keyword Search’: Flash Fiction/Prose Poetry

It was a day to be borne.Sometimes days are like that:Got to be borne,Born to be got through.Sometimes whole stretches of time are like that:One day, then the next dayThen the next day after thatOn and on'Keep on keepin' on'Because they can’t go on without youIn the sweltering heat whichWouldn’t rainComplaints, always and Nothing was good... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: Aurora Borealis by Zach Murphy

Today I am very excited to bring you a guest post from Zach Murphy, who is a Hawaii-born writer with a background in cinema. His stories appear in Adelaide Literary Magazine, Mystery Tribune, Ghost City Review, Emerge Literary Journal, Spelk Fiction, Door Is A Jar, Levitate, Yellow Medicine Review, The Bitchin’ Kitsch, Crêpe & Penn,... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: Nonna Mia by Laura Schmidt

Today I am proud to present you a flash fiction by Laura Schmidt of Voyage of the Mind. On Laura's site you will find plenty to feed your imagination, from poetry to film reviews via novels to current affairs to ancient history. If you haven't already visited, I highly recommend this site to anyone with... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: Labor of Love by Laura Schmidt

Today, I'm very excited to bring you another wonderful short story from Laura Schmidt, creator of Voyage of the Mind. Visit Laura's newly revamped website for more short fiction and poetry, as well as many great factual pieces on topics ranging from ancient history to social media trends. There is something to delight every inquisitive... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: Elegy by Laura Schmidt

Today, I am very excited to bring you a guest post by Laura Schmidt, who writes at Voyage of the Mind. Head over to her website for more beautifully penned stories, as well as poetry, history and more. As Laura explains in her Bio, Voyage of the Mind is 'a place where adventurous souls and... Continue Reading →

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