Rizwan Akhtar eyes space and presence.
Carol Alexander ponders nature.
Christopher Barton explores the truths of war.
Jacob DeVoogd conjures fire and survival.
George Eklund has no plan except to keep thinking.
Matt Nagin reflects on the past.
Nate Maxson mulls over memories by moonlight.
Natalie Louise Tombasco remembers chairs.
William Rivera looks back at Paris.
Anastasia Vassos contemplates form.
M. M. Adjarian entwines storytelling in her story
Kristin Barendsen saves a bear.
Richard Furman focuses on the introspection of a father letting go.
Jonathan Litten details the adventures of his love life with vivid expression.
Gershon Ben-Avraham writes of lullabies, icepicks, and loss.
Jean-Luc Bouchard paints the train.
Katie Young Foster breathes life into her story.
L.L. Madrid takes off the bottle tops.
Yong Takahashi recalls her least favorite food, Corned Beef Hash.
Connor Walsh reflects on the reasons to keep living.
Beth Gilstrap and Jim Warner reveal two revelations.
Emma Burcart keeps her witch hat on.
Terry Sanville on what family can cost us.
Mir-Yashar Seyedbagheri writes on loss during the 1905 Russian Revolution.
Emily Stoddard envisages memory after loss.
Vivian Calderón Bogoslavsky paints the landscape of imagination.
Sandy Coomer paints five abstractions.
Andrew Marshall reminds us of the quiet beauty that surrounds us.
Haylee Massaro captures natural imagery.
Michael C. Paul features the folly of Fall.
George Stein creates ambience in his photos.
Stephanie Papa on Margo Berdeshevsky's "sensual, ancestral" Before the Drought.
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