family correspondence
The Happy Appetite and Family Correspondence by Molly Keenan
ARTWORK for ISSUE 12.1
Molly Keenan is a high school social studies teacher and collage artist. Her work ranges from micro-collaged earrings to large format mixed media pieces. Using vintage children’s books as her primary source material, she explores themes of childhood, feminism, science, literature, popular culture, and the natural world. Find Molly’s art and jewelry online at retrofutures.etsy.com and facebook.com/retrofutures.
POETRY
Millicent Borges Accardi > This Necessary World of Objects
Gustavo Adolofo Bécquer (Trans. Dan Veach) > The Dark Swallows
Kelly Caldwell > How We Found the Last Color
Ágnes Cserháti > beyond liquid song
Stephen Gibson > Nature
Charity Gingerich > Holy Week
Lauren Goodwin Slaughter > The Paramedics
E.A. Greenwell > Disclaimer
Kathleen McGookey > The Skunk > House Made of Words
Kathryn Merwin > The Fisher King
Laura Minor > Aubade > Because We Will Not Always Be
Johnathan Andrew Pérez > Gospel
Kelly R. Samuels > What Evolves
Sarah Sarai > In Tragedy Let There Be the Economy
Tyler Sheldon  > Dog Skull
SM Stubbs > Eve's Lament
Sneha Subramanian Kanta > Samhainn
Nance Van Winckel > Briefly Allowed
Michael Walsh > Epitaph for Gregor Samsa
Emilee Wirshing > the cul de sac
Robert Wrigley  > Little Box Canyon Camp
Jon Yungkans > Brothers
Linda Hodge Bromberg Award in Poetry
WINNER: John Warner Smith  > All Black Boys Look Alike
HONORABLE MENTION: Jacob Lindberg > Sledding
PROSE
Joe Baumann > Snow Birds
Marlene Olin > Boxed In

dreaming Minnesota: hidden heron

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Climbing

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the sea, the land, and you

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Dreaming Minnesota: Deer

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