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Share This Poem: "From Around Here," by Ron Smith. From "Rivals & Players."

Share This Poem: “From Around Here,” by Ron Smith. From “Rivals & Players.”

“You plunge into the world. You roll the dice. You make new friends, a few, or maybe none…”   To enjoy this piece from “Rivals & Players” as a broadside, drag the sheet to your desktop. Or scroll down to read in plain text. From Around Here The heat, damned heat — and now humidity. A hundred-plus miles from the...
"The Museum of Teeth," an essay on an incomplete collection. By Emily Woodworth.

“The Museum of Teeth,” an essay on an incomplete collection. By Emily Woodworth.

“Over the years I have discovered that they are sneaky, nomadic little creeps.” Tooth worms causing pain in the 1700s. Ivory carving. From “Rivals & Players,” our Winter 2019 issue. The Museum of Teeth By Emily Woodworth  In the drawer beside her sock drawer, my mom keeps a small plastic bag full of baby teeth. Actually, make that...
Share This Poem: "Idyll," by Jed Myers.

Share This Poem: “Idyll,” by Jed Myers.

“The jay looks out for others’ hungers — glints in the groundcover, flits in the canopy …” BROAD STREET presents a poem from our Winter 2019 “Rivals & Players” issue. To enjoy it as a broadside, drag to your desktop, where you can enlarge it and print it. Or simply scroll down to read in plain text. Idyll A...
Share This Poem: "Pathos," by Cynthia Kolanowski. From our "Rivals & Players" issue.

Share This Poem: “Pathos,” by Cynthia Kolanowski. From our “Rivals & Players” issue.

“What others are able to see is maddening….” We present the opening poem from our Winter 2019 issue, “Rivals & Players.”  To enjoy this offering as a broadside, simply drag the green rectangle to your desktop to enlarge and print. Or scroll down to see it in plain text. *** Pathos or something like it....
They're here! Presenting "Rivals & Players," our Winter 2019 issue.

They’re here! Presenting “Rivals & Players,” our Winter 2019 issue.

We’re online, live, and free to read on Medium!   Our Winter 2019 issue features lovers, fighters, warriors, war reenactors, ad men, insects, and neighbors. Do we play the game, or does the game play us? What do we get when we spin Fortune’s wheel? Who’s watching, anyway — and when are they coming for us?  ...