Jacob Rivers: They told him that he was either going to jail or going to die from an overdose

The cool edge of the water is just beyond reach, and we’re paddling swiftly to share with you this poem by Jacob Rivers [>>], “They told him that he was either going to jail or going to die from an overdose”:

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Nicole Edine: To Life

Today’s share is a little light against the dark, now that we’re well and truly past the equinox. Here’s Nicole Edine’s To Life:

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Lindsey Wilson: Constellations

Fresh in the new issue, SC 6.1, we’re glad to share Lindsey Wilson’s creative nonfiction piece “Constellations“:

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Erica Wright: American New Year and American Burial Rites

Dear Reader, here’s our last share of this Gregorian year, two poems by Erica Wright [>>], “American Burial Rites” and — one of our Pushcart Prizes nominees this year — “American New Year”:

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