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Evening Street Review, NUMBER 26, Mid-autumn 2020

Issue: Number 26, Mid-autumn 2020

Contents

EDITORIAL COMMENT Occasional Notes:We Still Need Heroes

TONY VICK We Still Need Heroes 6

Remembering 8

Note to the future: All of the following works were written before 2020

 

Contributors: 170

Fiction

JONATHAN B FERRINI “The Golden State” 23

TOM KROPP Ferocious Foxy 36

CHRISTOPHER AMENTA A Clean Towel 44

FRANCES KOZIAR The Years of My Life 61

JULIE OWSIK ACKERMAN Across the Border 68

MICHAEL J SHEPLEY What She Said 85

PAUL BOWMAN Dad 91

J P DALEY Peg Of His Heart 107

MARTIN H LEVINSON Notes from an Obsessive Director 122

DOLLY REYNOLDS Lo, How a Rose 133

LIZA WOLFF-FRANCIS The Synchronization of Marriage 141

SUSAN TRIEMERT Only the Pretty Ones 158

Nonfiction

DENNIS VANNATTA Black and White and a Certain Shade of

 Green: My Life in Living Color 10

VIVIAN LAWRY Running on about my Wedding 41

LAUREN ELIZABETH Purple Dragonflies 47

MADELINE WISE The Scratch Bin 55

VINCENT J TOMEO Physics and Mama 65

MICHAEL COHEN The Cross and the Windmills 102

WILLIAM HART What Do You Want to Be? 119

LAURA BERNSTEIN-MACHLAY Bargains 125

FAYE REDDECLIFF Supermarket Saturday 131

Poetry

BARBARA SABOL Tending 22

WILLIAM OGDEN HAYNES Trading Up 31

 Hope 32

 Taking a Chance on Happy Hour 33

 Blackface 34

 Still Life on Plywood 35

NEIL CARPATHIOS Love Account 38

LISA MECKEL Southern Australia 40

STEVE DEUTSCH Tilth 43

BETH BAYLEY Rocket Uncle Delivery Co. 45

 Shaw Plaza, Balestier 46

 Postcard from the Baby Shower 46

NICKOLAS DUARTE Stella 49

ROCHELLE JEWEL SHAPIRO Oh, Rifle 51

 Back-Front-Door 52

 Bibblebabble 52

 Fallen Hair 53

 I Love You Like German Black Forest Cake 53

GAIL LANGSTROTH Blue Indestructible 54

ANTHONY RABY Modern Poetry 57

Every Writer’s Fear 57

MARISA P CLARK Déjà-Vu 57

 Ash Wednesday 59

LISA LOW Doing a Good Job at Sixty 64

 Iowa Heat 65

THOMAS A WEST, JR TWINS 66

CLARE COOPER MARCUS Dead Pheasants 67

 

 

MARC KAMINSKY In the Sound of Shattering Glass 74

 The Gift of a Story 77

 In Hiding 81

 An Ordinary Life 83

MAUREEN GERAGHTY Narcissus 90

 Rain 91

GARY GALSWORTH A Steady Trickle 102

 The Railing 102

ANNETTE VELASQUEZ Hag as Goddess 104

MEREDITH TREDE Bring Him Home 106

JENNIE WHITE A Film about Menstrual Equality Won an

Oscar and I Apologized to My Mother

for the Acceptance Speech 116

 Baby? 117

KATHLEEN MCGOOKEY You have nothing to be afraid of,  anymore— 122

MICHAEL SANDLER Wishbone 125

ROBERT CARR Air Pocket 129

 Small Hooked Things 130

PAULA GOLDMAN Overcoat as Symbol 132

ANITA PINATTI In Praise of Charlie 139

STEVE COUGHLIN Waiting Room 140

PATRICIA CANTERBURY Favorite Fishing Hole 155

CHARLES HALSTED The Dawn Freight 156

 Boxed In 157

MATTHEW J SPIRENG Chipmunk, Morning Run, Big Sky,

 Montana 167

 Harvesting Ginseng with My Brother 168

 Speaking of the Weather in  Upstate New York, February 169

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