The Holy Terror

Dec 22, 2014

Memoir Excerpt by Jeremiah Horrigan

My hands passed right through the lump of snow. My superpowers were already kicking in.

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Three Visits to His Abuelita

Jun 09, 2014

Essay by Patricia Dubrava

She looked dismayed. Maybe she’d never seen such a reaction to one of her cures.

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My Mother’s Exit

May 07, 2014

Essay by Meryl Natchez

I didn’t see how I could say no. I knew if I were in her shoes, I’d feel the same.

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Nobody Argued with Grandma

May 05, 2014

Memoir by Morgan Baker

She told me to never go anywhere without a book, a bathing suit, and a sweater.

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Mar 03, 2014

TW Prizewinning Creative Nonfiction by Drew Ciccolo

Why didn’t I call you until 6:28pm? I was worried about you all day.

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I Know What Poetry Can Do

Feb 03, 2014

Memorial Essay by Martha Nichols

He clutched my hand, and I felt his fingers bucking. They were always in motion, but my father held on as hard as he could.

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King of the Lake

Jun 24, 2013

Theme Essay by Jeremiah Horrigan

I had to stay quiet. No one could know what was happening. I had to lie perfectly still or things would get even worse.

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She's Leaving Home

Jun 12, 2013

Memoir by Fran Cronin

I have unwittingly raised a daughter too much like me: restless, willful, and walled against the fragility of life.

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Jun 03, 2013

Theme Essay by Inez Holger

At the end of summer, tiny frogs swarmed on the long sliver of beach by the pond, darkening the sand.

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Life on Park Street

May 13, 2013

Memoir by Robert Boucheron

I called my realtor and said, 'Find us another house. Cyrus the cat hates the apartment.'

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