Breakfast in Fur

Breakfast in Fur

Once a book contract is signed, the rush for blurbs is so rushed. Especially for a debut collection. As if the years of creating would still depend on green lights, even after publication. As if each book were a traffic intersection. As if it still needed whistle...
The Electric Guitarist by John Philip Drury

The Electric Guitarist by John Philip Drury

Content Warning: Suicide Originally published at Measure Review In Memory of Jim Simmermanby John Philip Drury “Ever the best of friends,” your letters ended,great expectations for a wave of yearsthat promised more reunions, correspondence.But all that’s over. The...
Waiting by Martha Collins

Waiting by Martha Collins

Waiting, one feels timelike space the way one speaks of a tree,meaning not, as here in this yard,the fat trunk of a beech that bulgesbefore its branches beginto branch — meaning rather the loss we hideby counting up: Up, the way the tree grows,or the way we...