All posts tagged: The States

Snow in Phoenix by Jennifer Klemmetson

Snow in Phoenix – who would’ve thought? In February 2019, it snowed in the mountains surrounding Phoenix, Arizona, leaving the desert surrounded by white mountains. Bio: Jennifer Klemmetson is a writer and content marketer based in Phoenix, Ariz. She loves spending her weekends with a […]

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Cottage Rules by Gloria Nixon-John

 1959 was the year the music died. The Detroit Tigers were in fourth place the summer of ‘59, and Fidel Castro’s bearded face was on the front page of The Detroit Times day after day.  I was thirteen that year, in that limbo between being a […]

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Train by Susan Nordmark

An Essay on Home If you are going to take the train for the first time from Berkeley to Castro Valley instead of drive because you took that sleep drug last night that makes you lose attention and maybe have a car accident the next […]

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The Orange Line by William Fleeson

The experience of riding the Orange Line—the branch of Washington’s metro between its western suburbs and downtown—depends largely on your attitude. One can begrudge it, or embrace it; what you cannot do is change the way it is. In my case, I ride between home […]

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Fractals by Ann Kendal

This might be my view right now if I were just a bit closer to what I consider my geographic home – the roiling clouds of winter brewing up some madness while the sun exerts its last shards of light. If I were there, standing […]

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Virtual Detroit by Michelle Brooks

Photos of Home: BIO: Michelle Brooks has published a collection of poetry, Make Yourself Small, (Backwaters Press), and a novella, Dead Girl, Live Boy, (Storylandia Press). Her poetry collection, Pretty in A Hard Way, will be published by Finishing Line Press in 2019. A native […]

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