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Birthday, From What the Videographer Missed

“Birthday,” by Nancy Reisman, appears in the Winter 2019 Issue of MQR. For a year after her room emptied and I left town, I was still, nonetheless, there with her. For a year it was night and she was afraid and we lay on the bed

Ornithology

“Ornithology,” by Alan Michael Parker, appears in the Winter 2019 Issue of MQR. When a bird flew into my window and made a hard and soft death sound, I found her in the dirt below and I fixed a cardboard nest for her and fed her

Sons of Cain

“Sons of Cain,” by Benjamín Naka-Hasebe Kingsley, appears in the Winter 2019 Issue of MQR. Kentucky sky flints the steel of storm heads blue fields our intentions black I hurl the axe handle all nine years of my elbow into the bowl of my brother’s orbital

Dear Bear, [True Thrill]

“Dear Bear, [True Thrill],” by Ae Hee Lee, appears in the Winter 2019 Issue of MQR. true thrill lies not in hunting but in lying under pear blossoms and watching, while quaking, how a swarm of bees make love to their queen. But there are no