Four Poems by Terrence Sykes

Anchovy Gospel Often the distance between salvation & damnation is merely a few rows of unweeded & unhoed green beans +++ AFTERLIFE I was conceived my mother lay in a cemetery in some forbidden – fragile moment in time I was born my father working graveyard in some forgotten – forsaken nondescript town Perhaps that […]

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AWAKE, fiction by Janet Savage

  My wife dropped the lid of our wedding gift box and gasped. “You remember it, don’t you?” her aged father said, taking the old doll out of the box. “You slept with it every night.” He thrust the doll towards Jane, expecting her to embrace it. She did not. His shaking hands fumbled the […]

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