Creative Nonfiction

Icarus Redux

July 3, 2017 // 2 Comments

DeWitt Clinton — I still live in Shorewood, Wisconsin, not Sherwood, for there’s nothing foresty or Shakespearian about this tiny little add-on to Metro Milwaukee. [...]

The Lady of Pas a Grille

May 13, 2017 // 3 Comments

Norma Gay Prewett — I had not noticed her the day before, but my husband said he had. A pudgy, blousy blonde, she perched on the cafe stool at the Seahorse, one of the [...]

Ruth is 86

May 8, 2017 // 1 Comment

Judy Moore Hug — My mother is in the kitchen. She is trimming the stems off a dozen pink roses, a little past their prime. As she trims each stem, I notice the bruise [...]

The Sheriff of the Park

March 9, 2017 // 4 Comments

Les Guliasi — Point Isabel is the largest off-leash dog park in the country. The two sections of the 53 acre park are divided by Hoffman channel and connected by a [...]

Saphire is Not a Dog

November 14, 2016 // 3 Comments

Jeff Berger — Saphire is my collie. For 33 years I have owned collies. Or to be more precise, collies have owned me. My collies have owned a house with a large [...]

Trouble

October 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

DeWitt Clinton — I’m having trouble remembering anything lately. Sure I know I’m here where you are too, wondering about what’s next, but who isn’t? I’ve had [...]

A Quiet Man

June 22, 2016 // 4 Comments

Bill Powell — After seven decades of my life, I have experienced, learned, and remembered many things—among them, that people touch our lives by being totally [...]

Lost But Not Lost

June 13, 2016 // 4 Comments

DeWitt Clinton — I really wasn’t lost. I was just looking for where I wanted to go, or wanted to end up. Now that I’m back where I started, I know I can get to [...]