A Box of Mother (Sestina) Robert Diamante   I flew to Texas to visit my Mother. She in the living room looking changed. Only two months since my last trip, now a box was there beside her whirling fluid into tubes forcing life into her   failing body. To see her overwhelmed me. My Mother, skin pale

North by Northeast

Read ("Blue Eyes" and "The Barren") in North by Northeast: An Anthology of Writers from Maine published by Littoral Books. PURCHASE HERE: NxNE Read a great review of the book on the Littoral Books Press page. Cover art by Judy Allen and book design by Lori Harley, introduction by Alfred DePew Short Fiction by:


  READ "Tekton"   Recently, I visited friends in Amman, Jordan. It was my first trip to the Middle East, and though my experience was quick and largely as a tourist, I had a few magic moments that can only happen when you shed any schedule and open