Evening Street Review, NUMBER 21, Summer 2019

Issue: Number 21, Summer 2019

Contents

BY THE FOUNDING EDITOR Occasional Notes: A Mind of Her Own, Karen Horney 6

Neglected Help:  Unsafe abortions are increasing in Africa 200

 

Contributors: 202

Fiction

DARRYL HALBROOKS Missile Carrier 16

MARTY CARLOCK Song for the Day Moon 26

JAMES GOTTESMAN What’s Fair is Fair 34

TAMAR ANOLIC Lone Marshal 46

ADAM B COHEN It’s a Date 84

MARION IMMERMAN Mercy 93

TERRY SANVILLE Vale of Tears 105

JACK MILLEA Free 156

KATHLEEN GLASSBURN Russell’s Rooms 175

IRENE MEKLIN The Dress 185

NICOLE WALDNER Night Skies 190

Nonfiction

JULIAN MARKELS Departing from Time in Old Age at the

Charcoal Grill 9

K W CLIFTON We’re Better Than Using Labels 59

SHIV DUTTA Homecoming 62

STEPHEN PARK Short Stay 114

DAVID ALAN GOLDSTEIN I Went to Wharton with The Donald 122

A R BENDER Glory 129

BETINNA HANSEN If You’re Going to Rap, Rap About Me 139

NIKKI HAGGAN “Selling Myself Short” 152

DAVID ALAN GOLDSTEIN The Disconnect 168

Poetry

MARK BELAIR River and Leaves Inside front cover

MICHAEL CASEY capitalism 15

DAN SIEG The Penultimate Pew 24

 Tuesday Morning 25

DONNA REIS Again II 33

CHARLIE BRICE American 44

 The Smell of Home in Wyoming 45

MARK THALMAN Seventh Grade 60

MICHAEL SALCMAN The Good Tourist 83

MATT NAGIN Down for the Count 91

BRIAN FANELLI By the Banks of the Lackawanna River 92

GREG MOGLIA A Stranger’s Touch 100

 Streamlined 100

 Dignity 101

 Painting 102

 What to Wear? 103

RONALD J PELIAS January 20, 2017 104

PHILIP L BODDY JR Deliciously Wicked Veronica Lake 110

 I Thought I’d Drop By 111

LAURIE LESSEN REICHE In my Mother’s Kitchen 113

JEANNINE STEVENS Piñon 119

CATHERINE WALD Twisted 120

LYNN HOGGARD Getting Schooled 125

 

 

ANNE BOWER Plague 126

Blind Date with a Funeral Director, 1995  127

 Dirty Clothes 127

CATHERINE R CRYAN Remnants for the Scrap-Bag 136

 Clavis Aurea 137

CECIL MORRIS Staining the Fence 149

 My Son on Crutches 149

 Mason Almost Grown 150

 For a Little Sister on Her Wedding Day 151

J L L KROLL Stone Poem 154

 The RV Show 155

MARY PACIFICO CURTIS 45 at the One Yard Line 167

KEVIN J. MCDANIEL Whiffle Ball 169

 American Bittern in a Hurricane 170

MICHAEL WALLS March 1, 1954—The Castle Bravo Test—

 Bikini Atoll 172

 A Ten Dollar Bill 173

SARAH BROWN WEITZMAN Newspaper Advice Columnist

 Replies to Mother Goose 184

MATTHEW J SPIRENG Waking at 5 A.M. 186

 The Gift 186

 The Toad on the Porch 187

 Happy Birthday 187

 Full Moon, Late December 188

 Generations 189

KADARON SLEDGE Tissue 201

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