you. we are so busy with all the outstanding poetry and flash fiction hitting our inbox we have no time for reading anything else. you have made us smile, made us cry, made us laugh out loud, made us root for you, and touched our charred little hearts. we agonized over every rejection letter. we celebrated with every acceptance. as the month (and the deadline) roll to a close, we will continue to savor the delicious words as we edit and prepare for publication. a complete list of accepted authors will be announced on our website and Facebook in August. so stay tuned. and keep submitting.
Goodnight, Taj Mahal by Andre Peltier
Deep below earth, clay and sand, deep below roots and aquifers, it lies in wait. Like that silent coyote stalking her white-tailed deer through the brush, it waits patiently and