Nearly Weeping Outside

“...And I should love you the more because I mangled you And because you were no longer beautiful To anyone but me.” - The Love Song of St. Sebastian T.S. Eliot Lining each path, each road stop and roadway we traverse here, wake-robins exhibit folds thick with lashes of redemption. Coarse flint beneath supports our beatific...
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Sean J Mahoney

Sean J Mahoney lives with his wife, her parents, two Uglydolls, and three dogs in Santa Ana, California. He works in geophysics. He believes that dark chocolate is magical, medicinal, and Mmmm; that “the Big One” will arrive at your doorstep on a Thursday before 11am, and that diatomaceous earth is a not- well-known-enough gardening marvel. Sean still believes that Vallejo continues to breathe... figuratively. His work has been published inMiPoesias, Breath & Shadow, Catamaran Literary Reader, Wordgathering, Amsterdam Quarterly, Sharkpack Poetry Review, and Militant Thistle, among others.

Carly Lyn Heath

Carly Lyn Heath holds an MFA from Chapman University. She is the founding owner of Charming Films, LLC—a film production, illustration, and design company—and writer/ director of the award-winning feature length film “A Foundling” starring Cindy Chiu and Tim Chiou. She currently works as an art professor and illustrator and has recently completed a novel. Carly currently lives in Chadron, Nebraska.


First Featured In: No. 4, spring 2016

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