Evening Street Review, NUMBER 28, Spring 2021

Issue: Number 28, Spring 2021

Contents

EDITORIAL COMMENT Occasional Notes: JOHNNY L WOOTEN Non-Traditional Morality 6

 

Contributors: 169

Fiction

MARLENE S MOLINOFF The Big Idea 10

ARTHUR DAVIS Time Is All I Need 23

J SALER DREES The Levels of Suffering 28

JONATHAN FERRINI Brown Shoe 44

JANE SNYDER Lunch 48

DIANE LEFER What Did You Bring Me? 51

WALTER B LEVIS Recommended with Enthusiasm 76

LENNY LEVINE To Your Hurt’s Desire 93

TARA MENON The Waheedas of Syria 111

LAWRENCE F FARRAR Only the Cicadas Will Cry 121

PATRICK JOHN FLOOD The Banshee 137

MARY NEWTON A Requiem for Agnes Weems 151

RILEY SIMMONS Soul Searching 160

KENNETH M KAPP Three Etudes 164

RICHARD C RUTHERFORD From the Window Box 169

Nonfiction

DANA STAMPS II Mercenary Poet, a Memoir 39

JUDITH FORD The Mountains are Home 66

GREG VARNER A Beautiful Woman 83

RYAN M MOSER How to Spin Straw into Gold 133

Poetry

MARCELLO GIBBS Isolated from the real World inside front cover

JAMES ADAMS Bodyguard 21

Rice Water 21

PAULA YUP My Friend’s Book 27

 Once upon a Time 27

ANN BRACKEN Paint Chips of Memory 38

STEPHEN J KUDLESS Stress Test 43

J T WHITEHEAD Blue Eyes 46

 January 12, 2019—another day 47

VINCENT J TOMEO High Tea with My Dog Grandma 50

AL MAGINNES America 65

JOAN MAZZA Enumerator 75

MILT MACHÁLEK Gentle Gestures 83

RICHARD WEAVER A fish momentarily considers

 a shining object 92

 

 

MICHAEL SALCMAN Mortality’s First Tingle 101

 Cordon Sanitaire 101

 The Hours 102

ROBIN GREENE Failing the Kindness Test 118

 Goodbye 119

 Salt and Sand 120

BRAD G GARBER Nacho 132

ROBERT ROTHMAN November 137

RICHARD LEVINE This is Not About You Not Being

 Afraid to Die 149

 The Limits of Science 150

 Allegory 150

MARGUERITE BOUVARD The Last Word 159

 Perspectives 160

REBECCA BAGGETT In Germany, White Swans 162

 Guilt 163

JOEL SAVISHINSKY Summertime Blues 167

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