..:: CONTENTS ::..

   Volume X, Issue I

..:: POETRY ::..

..:: PROSE ::..

..:: ETC ::..
   Contributor's Notes

..:: ARCHIVES ::..
   Volume I, Issue I
   Volume I, Issue II
   Volume II, Issue I
   Volume II, Issue II
   Volume III, Issue I
   Volume III, Issue II
   Volume IV, Issue I
   Volume IV, Issue II
   Volume V, Issue I
   Volume V, Issue II
   Volume VI, Issue I
   Volume VI, Issue II
   Volume VII, Issue I
   Volume VII, Issue II
   Volume VIII, Issue I
   Volume VIII, Issue II
   Volume IX, Issue I
   Volume IX, Issue II


from There Is No Wayward Palace
Laura Carter


First you cast poppy seeds on a grave of the dead. Then, cornbread crumbles. There is nothing left to remember. You go forward. You take your infamous first steps. An arc of earth's belly is folded under you for a first time. What happens next is an elegy of a new beginning. There is no need to want what you once wanted.



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