Evening Street Review, NUMBER 22, Autumn 2019

Issue: Number 22, Autumn 2019

Contents

BY THE EDITOR What the Future Holds 6

 

Contributors: 220

Fiction

BILL DEARMOND The Emperor’s New Brain 7

RONNA WINEBERG Kaleidoscope 13

G DAVID SCHWARTZ Rabbi B and I Played Tennis

(and Racquetball) 36

CAROL ROAN The Last of the Warners 38

ALAN M FLEISHMAN Bygones 57

ROSALIA SCALIA Daddy’s Shoes 67

FABIYAS M V Pachan’s Day 77

ANTHONY MAIZE Patty and Gert 86

GEORGE AUGUST MEIER Dandelions for Sarah 96

LAURO PALOMBA The Sultan’s Tent 107

STACIA LEVY The Real Me 122

CHRISTINE TERP MADSEN The Back of the Plane 143

GWEN NAMAINGA JONES Kwata Chamba (Hold Your Heart) 163

JANET AMALIA WEINBERG & MARGARET KARMAZIN

The Olding Challenge 175

MARK HALPERN Takeda-sensei, the Enemy 181

NICOLE WALDNER Night Skies 207

Nonfiction

THE GREEN NEW DEAL Inside front cover, 229,230, inside back cover

HARVEY SILVERMAN Yin and Yang 10

REBECCA JUNG Home Leave 28

DANA STAMPS II Art Collecting, a Memoir 71

JAMES RYAN Greeting Ike 80

ORIT YERET Sidewalk Stories 117

STEPHEN PARK Bobby Joe has a Bad Day 129

J O HASELHOEF Lying in Bed 158

NIKKI HAGGAN “A Weight Off My Chest” 172

FLORENCE LEVINE ‘Grandma?’ 188

VALERIE L. KINSEY Grandmother’s Gifts 193

BOB CHIKOS Summer of ’84 199

Poetry

MARY SCHMITT The Hollow Places 9

MATTHEW FEENEY Sun Shower 12

 The Right to Write 12

RONALD K BURKE Jazz Junkies of the Fifties 24

THOMAS PIEKARSKI Land’s End 25

ALITA PIRKOPF Thoughts, Some of Them Deep 34

 Remembering Gregor Samsa 35

SHAWNA ERVIN Birthmom 37

JESSE MILLNER The Lewis Place 50

 Broken World 52

 Beer Aisle Meditation 53

 This Morning May 22nd, 2017 55

 I hate Chrysler Sebrings, 56

MARTIN WILLITTS JR Coming Home, Soon 66

DAVID A HECKER Craftsman 68

 Summer Fallow 69

 Two Brothers 70

SHARON SCHOLL Thoughts and Prayers 76

 Chemo-Brain 76

MARC KAMINSKY A Place Apart: A Tent in the Desert 79

 A Coat in the Closet 79

MARCUS BENJAMIN RAY BRADLEY Buckled 83

 Flu Year 84

 Daughters 85

ADRIA KLINGER Cancer Stage 4 93

 Not 94

 Grief 94

 Still Moving 95

EMILY WALL Tommy’s Birth 103

 Catching Babies: Haiku 105

DANA ROBBINS Dear Mr. Klimt: 116

BRAD G GARBER Birdfeeder 121

 Family Interests 122

HELEN TZAGOLOFF The Prince Cannot Find Cinderella

 without Her Shoe 126

 Kissproof 127

MARGUERITE GUZMAN BOUVARD Danny Rodriguez 128

WILLIAM GREENWAY Intruders 142

 Migraine 143

KAREN MACEIRA Bookmobile 153

 Spring 155

 Salvation 156

 Miss Perret 157

 Late Art 157

MICHAEL ESTABROOK From Nothing 160

 Batteries 160

 Kidney 161

 Watch only movement. What a person

 does is what a person means. 161

 At The End 162

CHRISTY WISE Cardboard Sliding 171

CHARLES RAMMELKAMP In the Clearing Stands a Boxer 174

MILTON J BATES Summer of ’63 180

DIANA PINCKNEY Hummingbirds and Wine 187

SCOTT RUESCHER The Last Dance 189

 The Sign 191

RON DRUMMOND The Dancing Man 197

 Attributions 198

MYRA WARD Before the Visitors, at the Chapel 204

ANNA CITRINO Watering the Grape Vine 204

 Applauding for Vegetables 205

 Lettuce 206

 Desert Compost 206

KELLY SLIVKA What You Cannot Do 218

REED VENRICK The Tree that Brings me Home 219

 

 

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