Long ago, in a time when humanity had not yet seen all of the world, when men rarely left the villages they were born in and knew little of what was around them, when kings and princes ruled the land in name but farmers ruled the land in truth, there was a town by the forest. This in itself was not a most unusual thing. Continue reading Reisette and the Dark Forest
I can’t find what’s new right now. I don’t know what’s to come.
Looking forward, I see a mask of a new rise. The future will slowly come. Continue reading Quarantine Ghazal by Elie Zimring
Of course, I remember the song of the sparrows in the morning. I remembered how huge the Appalachian hills seemed from my house in the holler, the rivers that almost reached the treetops in the spring, and the crunch of icy snow in the winter. I remember the peeling paint of my back steps, where … Continue reading Short Story by Becky Pinto
We all wear our own masks… we constantly decide consciously or unsconously to cover up our true self. But what really is our true self? Continue reading Masks by Elie Zimring
Curiosity is fascinated by the sea, by the great crash when rolling waves reach the wet sand, by the distant ships that come and go, by the cries of the seagulls and by the patterns of shells washed up on the shore. Shells once held life but now remain mere remnants of what came before, … Continue reading Personifying Curiosity by Noa Nadler