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Spring 2010 ~ Storm

The Spring Issue – Storm

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Introduction To The April Issue – by Michael Chavis

This is an archived text version of the author’s work. View the full multimedia version of Michael Chavis’ Storm Storm.  Say it with me: sssstttooorrrmmm.  No, not like a child struggling with symbols whose meanings are barely apparent.  Like an epicurean savoring a meal or the slow purposed touch of a lover.  SSSStttooorrmmmmm.  Feel the...

Louis’ Storm – by F. Lynne Bachleda

NOTE: This is an archived text version of the author’s work. View the full multimedia version of F. Lynne Bachleda’s Louis’ Storm Louis’ Storm By F. Lynne Bachleda Louis from Louisiana is a freelance assistant film editor who divides his time between Nashville and Alexandria, Virginia. His warm brown eyes only begin to tell you...

Dancing Through The Storms – by Amanda Cantrell Roche

NOTE: This is an archived text version of the author’s work. View the full multimedia version of Amanda Cantrell Roche’s Dancing Through The Storms Dancing through the Storms The subject line reads “more ways you influence my life.” The email is short, but I know exactly the space from which it is written. She is...

Suspension Bridge – By Michael Chavis

NOTE: This is an archived text version of the author’s work. View the full multimedia version of Michael Chavis’ Suspension Bridge Suspension bridge I’ve nearly convinced myself that I do need professional help. Not like a CPA or a lawyer (though I have been in desperate need of those services for quite some time), or...

The Storms Of Change – by Robbie Pinter

This is an archived text version of the author’s work. View the full multimedia version of The Storms Of Change The Storms of Change I am a white daughter of segregation—born in Memphis, raised in Arkansas, and spending most of my adult life in Nashville.  I am not proud of my segregated past, but I...

Porch – by Julie Shavers

This is an archived text version of the author’s work. View the full multimedia version of Porch Open on a screened in porch. People come and go. All but Grandpappy who is camped out on an old roll away bed that he never leaves. There’s blind dog next to him. Tab is fixing Daisy’s hair....

Body Language Ephemerals – by Amanda Cantrell Roche

This is an archived text version of the author’s work. View the full multimedia version of Body Language Ephemerals Body Language Ephemerals My body whispers to me in dance class, and mornings after long rehearsals:  the language is often subtle, but with an edge of admonition – a sharp, but fleeting pain in my lower...

Protagonista – by Michael Chavis

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Learning To Fly In A Storm – by Robbie Pinter

This is an archived text version of the author’s work. View the full multimedia version of Learning To Fly In A Storm This morning’s storm brought me a funny dream about my grandmother, a Bigmama from Memphis. At Christmas, she loved to dance a jingle bell jig. I only saw her do it once in...

Dig by Trey Mitchell

View the full multimedia version of Trey Mitchell’s Dig The mist was thick, fog-like. It blew in gusts under the street-lamp like sheets rippling on a clothesline on a blistering summer day. But this was winter, bitter and frozen. Alan stepped out on the stoop for a smoke to settle his nerves. He never smoked...

Wash By Trey Mitchell

View the full multimedia version of Trey Mitchell’s Wash Why don’t we just say no I hear the waves on the ocean Calling back to what we once called home My soul sits down by my side It mimics me no matter how high I throw my thoughts on the inside Whatever it was they...