Message by Mary Christine Kane

moonlight on night sea with large rock

Last night I called you. Moon sharp, I said, like an important message. Look up. The sky has opened its story and shined its shy star. It’s a pearl plucked from the deep. Look up before she hides before we forget the oyster, that we are surrounded by sea. Mary Christine Kane works in healthcare marketing and lives in Minneapolis, Minn. She holds an MFA from Hamline University. Mary’s poetry and essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies including Bluestem; Mutabilis Press; Plainsongs Magazine; The Buffalo Anthology, Right Here, Right Now; and others. Her … Continue reading Message by Mary Christine Kane

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Issue no. 48, Winter 2024 Fiction: Lydia Gwyn, Ellen Weeren, Travis Flatt, Michael Paul Hogan, Marijean Oldham Poetry: Carlene M. Gadapee, Joseph Kleponis, Claire Scott, J. R. Solonche, Molly O’Dell, Rebecca Leet, Karl Sherlock, Joseph Mills, B. Luke Wilson, Marianne Worthington Essay/Memoir: Connie Clark, Harry Lee James, Nancy Halgren Art: Aaron Farrington Issue no. 47b, December 2023 Fiction: E. K. Riley Poetry: Adam Day, Brian Brennan, Eliot Wilson, Elizabeth Mercurio Essay/Memoir: Charlotte Matthews Issue no. 47, Fall 2023 Streetlight‘s 2023 Fiction Contest: 1st P. W. Bridgman, 2nd Sheri Reynolds, 3rd Jo Riglar Streetlight‘s 2023 Essay/Memoir … Continue reading Past Issues