I have not spoken with you in some time.

I have not spoken with you in some time. by Julian DeWees I have not spoken with you in some time.              beyond Every day that dips into sunset.   touch the wind, breath softly…   Blackened lantern glass       invited Airy                                                        conversation through drafty walls…    distant subtleties Dishes clinking.        disturbance The sleepy voices eventually dying.  Night takes […]

Baghdad Closer to Winter

Baghdad Closer to Winter by Kyle Hemmings Wheelchair-bound, he sat at the storm door, one-half of his former self intact. A seashell-like dent impressed above the ear. He watched the girls dodging snowballs, their legs wrapped in leotards, scarves swimming. Two girls tossed snowballs at the transparent glass. He threw an arm over his eyes. […]