From Farmer’s Almanac Farmer and Farmer’s Radio Farmer isn’t one of those farmers who seems only on the exterior to be simple. Farmer is, though, a farmer, your typical hayseed. Here is his secret: Farmer has lived with women only long enough to know that he cannot live without them. Here is our secret: Farmer … Read more
Thread of Red Cheesecloth I’d arrived with only the severance money from a crap job, the notes wrapped in an elastic band. The tour guide from the travel agency told me to guard it well, Crete not being the safest of spots. Frost, The Collected Poems, that’s what I was reading. I’d walk out to … Read more
busted silo nowyouseeitnowyoudon’t never forget. Anthony Santulli is a New Jersey born writer currently attending Susquehanna University. His recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in over a dozen magazines including The Review Review, the delinquent, Bartleby Snopes, Literary Orphans, and decomP. This is his third haiku to be featured in Extract(s).
Her Mind Is a Jar of Fire Flies Caught as if it were original A sharp edged fork spiked Holes for their supposed need For air they died in morning As she grew older and sat On different sofas and chairs Paying 20% deductibles One therapist discovered the fire Flies living inside her Air slipping … Read more
Jacob Dale’s In Place is part of our Chester College of New England series. When it was filmed, he was a creative writing student who often served as DJ for on-campus dance parties. He will graduate from the creative writing program at the New Hampshire Institute of Art on Sunday, May 19.
From Perpetual Motion from “Considering Magritte” 1. (with a grain of Sel)f-Portrait A gaping hole where face should be an unripe apple a void at the caged gut disguised by a bird. If I were to open my eyes you’d see only sky. What a body wants: a good hat to keep it all in, … Read more
The Biennese Jill and I were unloading the car, schlepping our backpacks and bags of groceries into the cabin, when John stopped his pick-up to check us out. He lived in the woods full-time, owned an incongruous brick ranch house at the very end of the two-track that meandered like a river of sand past … Read more
Eastern Point Lit House invites you to be part of an exciting new event series in Gloucester, MA. The Writer’s Book Club @ Duckworth’s Bistrot will offer great food, fine wine, and in-depth discussion about the books we love. Join some of our favorite authors as they sit down over a glass of fine wine … Read more
From each funeral some dampness rushing in and hulls half wood half already end over end still remember a place being close by -it has to do with looking up though her name can’t be changed and this gravestone stays soft the way shorelines forget where to come back for water trembling just below the … Read more
This is another video from our Chester College of New England archive. When it was filmed Daniella Maria Fuentes Engel was a creative writing student who happened to like printmaking. She will graduate from the creative writing program at the New Hampshire Institute of Art later this month. Her original bio included this quote: Digo … Read more