account_circle by Karen Dowell
Karen Dowell lives in Maine and runs TwoDogPress, an independent press specializing in dog books. Her work has appeared in several journals, including Potato Eyes, Recursive Angel, Eclectica, and Serious Poems.



Issue No. 13 ~ June, 1998

The walls of this fog-bound mansion are wet, dripping moss encrusted with dew. There is too much furniture, too many occasional tables — as though some obsessed interior decorator glanced around these uneven, multi-cornered cliffs and pronounced: “Spruce. Everything spruce!” Then commanded her staff to …