Metamorphosis of the Mind

by Shon Pernice

Prose


Just for Today

by Michele Johnson

Poem


The Turret Guard

by Jack Tompkins

Sketch


Jamie and Roxy

by Richard Wangard

Prose


Medication Blues

by Lynn Norton

Poem


Purple Heart

by John Swainston

Poem


MISSING MY CHILD

By Lisa Harrod, Army

Writing Type: Poem

I miss my child,
I miss her so.
Being away from her
Makes me full of woe.
Even though she understands
Why mommy slipped through her hands,
Mommy's still upset and feels like she ran.
Mommy still can't say, I can, I can.
Mommy works on having hope, knowing she is ill,
And her daughter knows she will, she will.
Then mommy's light bulb clicks on,
She feels better and comes home.
When she enters her house,
Her teenage daughter is on the phone.
Her daughter drops the phone and yells,
"Mommy, you're back!
Mommy, you're home, you're home,
You're home!"

Notes: Jacque Burgess Karen L. Burgess

My Trip to Catalina

by Jonathan Craig

Prose


A Place Where Soldiers Go

by Paul Gonzales

Poem


This Road I Am On

by David Marchant

Poem


A 1984 Exception

by Katherine Iwatiw

Prose


Jamie and Roxy

by Richard Wangard

Prose


Medication Blues

by Lynn Norton

Poem