Fresh-Cut Lit & More

Issue No. 30  MIDSUMMER 2020

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Connected Breath
Glass Wind Instruments for Intimacy and Vulnerability
by Madeline Rile Smith

SHORT STORIES
Reilly Joret, Some Brief Thoughts on Self-Improvement
Elaine Crauder, Undone
† Melissa Brooks, The Living and the Dead
Marion Peters Denard, Matryoshka

FLASH
Susan Tacent, Engaged
Brenna Womer, It’s the End of the World As We Know It
Michelle Ephraim, Grab, Snatch
Leonard Kress, To Lift Us Up When We Are Fallen
Charles Holdefer, Don’t Worry
† Jamie Alliotts, Hard Tack
Jan Stinchcomb, Northwest Stalker

Visual Narrative
In the Woods
A Ramble in the Wissahickon with Gus
by Emily Steinberg

POETRY
Roy Bentley, Souls Falling into Hell Like Snowflakes
Stella Hayes, Walking Through the Underworld
Mirande Bissell, The Woman in the Dream
† Jaewon Chang, Blindness & Pandesal

CREATIVE NONFICTION
Rebecca Titus, Specific Air

ART
The Myth of the Aran Fisherman
The Art of Jan Powell
by Melanie Carden

A Cleaver Emerging Artist
Cover illustrations by First Name and Last Name


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