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“1–800–441–9402,” a poem by Sue Chenette.

“1–800–441–9402,” a poem by Sue Chenette.

Working the airwaves and the phones. “… their ‘before’ photos not much different from my own face glimpsed in the mirror …” To enjoy this feature as a broadside, drag it to your desktop and enlarge or print … Or simply scroll down to read the poem in plain text. 1–800–441–9402 Road-bleary still, sluggish after short sleep, wondering if...
“Midge’s Bite,” a memoir by Donna Lynn Marsh. Art by Gale Rothstein.

“Midge’s Bite,” a memoir by Donna Lynn Marsh. Art by Gale Rothstein.

Childhood fears swell into adult insecurities. A rulebook. “There is something attractive in the intense itch, something satisfying in the scratching that I cannot resist. I know this makes it worse, makes it last longer, but sometimes, I can’t stop, can’t help it.” Gale Rothstein, “She Dreams of Her Disappointing LIfe that MIght Have Been, Then...
"The First Cry," a memoir by Marjorie Pryse.

“The First Cry,” a memoir by Marjorie Pryse.

Birth, separation, symbiosis. “No one knows what actually triggers the onset of labor — the moment when at least the mother becomes conscious that her infant might begin to have a life that she cannot predict or even necessarily share.” Photograph by Chad Hunt. Art by Isadora Hunt. 0 This feature is also available, in...
“We Were Working Moms." An essay by Colleen Curran from "Rivals & Players."

“We Were Working Moms.” An essay by Colleen Curran from “Rivals & Players.”

“Then we picked it up again. To begin the elaborate game. Of working motherhood …” Broad Street presents a feature from our Winter/Spring 2019 issue, “Rivals & Players.” Bees and pollen in artificial honeycomb. Photo by Chad Hunt. “We Were Working Moms.” By Colleen Curran We were always running around. Packing school lunches while trying to get dressed for...
Issue 3.2, “Rivals & Players," is LIVE: Sample the Contents here now.

Issue 3.2, “Rivals & Players,” is LIVE: Sample the Contents here now.

Issue 3.2, “Rivals & Players,” is live: Sample the Contents here. Presenting words and images from our Winter 2019 issue--all online and completely free to read. Do we play the game, or does the game play us? What do we see when we spin Fortune’s wheel? Who’s watching, anyway? And when are they coming for us? In...