Summer: Issue 2

Finger painting of four large, red flowers with green stems. There are multiple clusters of red, blue, and purple small flowers behind the larger flowers.
Tammy Ruggles – Red Flower Garden
Image description: Finger painting of four large, red flowers with green stems. There are multiple clusters of red, blue, and purple small flowers behind the larger flowers.

Editor’s Note

By Sami Holden

Authors

Roxanna Bennett – Curse of the Hyacinth, Language of Hospital, Language of Pain, and Something To Do With Loneliness
Greg Burkholder – You Don’t Scare Us Anymore
Chloé Cela – It Happens and Untitled
Justin Lee Fredericksen – Clean Chicken
F.I. Goldhaber – Intersectionality, Begging for Help, and The Price of Prisons for Profit
Kathryn Jacobs – On the Spectrum: Dan Poems
Jenn Lee – How to Join the Circus
Liz Meley – [Rename the Sitcom of Your Life], Body I Name You, and Notes on the Half Life
Kelley A. Pasmanick – The California Return Value
Lindsey Lewis Smithson – Dermoid, The Shrine of St. Anthony, PPD, and Hypochondria
Ogundare Tope – Phantom Delights, Tardive Dyskinesia, EPSE, For Broken People Who Break People, and New Beginnings
Rose Wunrow – When Pluto Drops In

About the Artist: Tammy Ruggles is a legally blind writer, photographer, and artist who lives in Kentucky. Her first paperback book, Peace, was published by Clear Light Books in 2005, and you can find some of her other works at Amazon. Her art and photography can be found at DeviantArt. She also has a background as a professional social worker.