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Contributors, Westview Staff Dec 2018

Contributors, Westview Staff

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Heterochromia, John Tavares Dec 2018

Heterochromia, John Tavares

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This short fiction, with a dystopic vision, is set in a future Toronto, devastated by social unrest and a nuclear disaster, while the action of the story explores a retired librarian’s conflict with a repressive censorship authority.


In The Pacific: A Wwii Photograph, David Vancil Dec 2018

In The Pacific: A Wwii Photograph, David Vancil

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In the black and white snapshot, my father and my uncle, sweaty from volleyball, stand side-by-side


314 East 25th Street, On January 1st, Matthew Brennan Dec 2018

314 East 25th Street, On January 1st, Matthew Brennan

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It’s moving day—the sun glimmers as dimly as Venus in the morning sky.


The Valley, Sheila Cohlmia Dec 2018

The Valley, Sheila Cohlmia

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I wander through a deep narrow valley


Tennyson, By Allergies Immured, John Bradshaw Dec 2018

Tennyson, By Allergies Immured, John Bradshaw

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Window bound I sit and ponder Letting my sheltered eyes go wander.


The Ymca, Cal Castle Dec 2018

The Ymca, Cal Castle

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Feet trampling, Treading upon The hardwood terrain.


Westview: Vol. 34, Iss. 2 (Winter 2018), Westview Staff Dec 2018

Westview: Vol. 34, Iss. 2 (Winter 2018), Westview Staff

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Stitch-By-Stitch, Katacha Diaz Dec 2018

Stitch-By-Stitch, Katacha Diaz

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Many years ago while on vacation in Santa Fe, New Mexico, I decided to take an early morning stroll in the city’s art district.


For Joe Conley, Ike Godsey On The Waltons 1928-2013, David Vancil Dec 2018

For Joe Conley, Ike Godsey On The Waltons 1928-2013, David Vancil

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In your favorite episode, you are past your prime


My Father's Wars, Sheila A. Murphy Dec 2018

My Father's Wars, Sheila A. Murphy

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Longer now than sixty years ago, dying in a veterans’ hospital, committed by my mother


Petticoat In The Navy: My Mother's War, Sheila A. Murphy Dec 2018

Petticoat In The Navy: My Mother's War, Sheila A. Murphy

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In 1918 Julia Lehan, age nineteen, lives in Roxbury


Qwerty, James E. Fowler Dec 2018

Qwerty, James E. Fowler

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What you’ve seen but can’t place, always overlooking


Well Of Despair, Sarah Brown Weitzman Dec 2018

Well Of Despair, Sarah Brown Weitzman

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As a follow up to that classic


I Remember Rodney, David Vancil Dec 2018

I Remember Rodney, David Vancil

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You admitted you’d abused your body


Half-Way, A. S. More, Edward Wells Dec 2018

Half-Way, A. S. More, Edward Wells

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This distance is real.


Looking As They Should, Philip Wexler Dec 2018

Looking As They Should, Philip Wexler

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On the ferry to the Stockholm Archipelago, Gunilla


Tuesday Night, Amber Thompson Dec 2018

Tuesday Night, Amber Thompson

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The coppery softness of cinnamon sticks to my fingers.


Plowing, Kevin Oakes Dec 2018

Plowing, Kevin Oakes

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As a kid growing up on a farm You are expected to learn how to plow


Nowhere Is Nowhere, Catherine Mccraw Dec 2018

Nowhere Is Nowhere, Catherine Mccraw

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People often speak of rural Western Oklahoma as the middle of nowhere.


The Patience Of Trees, Jill Jones Dec 2018

The Patience Of Trees, Jill Jones

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We compare ourselves to trees, Draw analogies and metaphors for human experience


September's Grapes, Sheila A. Murphy Dec 2018

September's Grapes, Sheila A. Murphy

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There’s grief from harvest early, or too late: bitter, hard, or over-ripened fruit.


The Skaters, Matthew Brennan Dec 2018

The Skaters, Matthew Brennan

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As in a winter scene of the Flemish Masters, Skaters glide like swans across the surface Of Lake of the Isles


Big, James E. Fowler Dec 2018

Big, James E. Fowler

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The setting sun casts a Giacometti shadow before me.


Frisk, James E. Fowler Dec 2018

Frisk, James E. Fowler

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the air vent is a cat


Lady: Bug, James E. Fowler Dec 2018

Lady: Bug, James E. Fowler

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Tired of buzzing humdrum, she gaped.


Volume 44, Issue 2: Full Issue, Manuscripts Staff Nov 2018

Volume 44, Issue 2: Full Issue, Manuscripts Staff

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Critique Song Of K. Bruce Cook, Kevin Cook Nov 2018

Critique Song Of K. Bruce Cook, Kevin Cook

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Reqiuem For Yesterday, Jon Brooks Nov 2018

Reqiuem For Yesterday, Jon Brooks

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Poem On A New York Subway Wall, Walter Bell Nov 2018

Poem On A New York Subway Wall, Walter Bell

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