account_circle by Melvin Litton
Melvin Litton’s stories have appeared in Foliate Oak, Floyd County Moonshine, and First Intensity; with others forthcoming in Mobius and Chiron Review. He has two published novels: Geminga, a man/raven fable concerning the Shining Path in Peru (III Publishing, 1993); and I, Joaquin, a fictional memoir of the Gold Rush bandit, Joaquin Murrieta, as told by his head encased in alcohol (Creative Arts Book Co., 2003) – both available in new editions from Crossroad Press. He is a retired carpenter and lives in Lawrence, KS, with his wife Debra. He also writes and performs songs solo and with the Border Band.


The Is of Things

Issue No. 245 ~ October, 2017

This knows. This traces the broken web where each is lost to the many and little is known. And nothing is known once each is boxed in the ground, locked away and silent, finished with goings-on. But this knows, this was never boxed away but …