Fresh-Cut Lit & More

Issue No. 37 SPRING 2022


† Colette Parris, Extra Credit
Charlotte Moretti, Running Alone at Night
Eric Rasmussen, Meaningful Departures
AJ Strosahl, N ̓x̌ax̌aitkʷ, 1984
Michelle Ross, The Contents of My Exes’ Refrigerators
Ann Stoney, The Other Side

William Erickson, Breakfast Soliloquy
Ronda Broatch, Even the Dogs
Phillip Schaefer, Don’t Kick the Dog
Robin Neidorf, Leave No Trace
Quinn Rennerfeldt, A Poem Wherein I Try, and Fail, to Identify My Tuesday Gender

Lisa Lebduska, Ablation (nonfiction)
Windy Lynn Harris, We Were Not So Big (nonfiction)
† Cristina Trapani-Scott, Even in the Dark
† Amy R. Martin, Skate Haven
Candace Hartsuyker, When You’re the Contortionist
† Jessica Klimesh, Walking on the Furniture
Louella Lester, What Might Happen When You’re Stuck

Gregory Emilio, Ode on Braises (and Odes)
Richard Casimir, Timoun, or, Little World
Gwen Mullins, Brood X

Despina by Jennifer Hayden

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