#05 (1989)

Published August 1989

Theme: Wallflower

“You can’t fool me: I know you were slipping back into dreary normality while we were gone.”

  • Matters of Family, by Gary A. Braunbeck
  • Toads Slump (poem), by Paul Weinman
  • A Weekend Alone, by Jeannette M. Hopper
  • Milady, Whoever You Are (poem), by Jeffrey Bullock
  • Dark Thing, by Gary S. O’Neal
  • Portrait (poem), by John Grey
  • The Other Other, by Gerard Daniel Houarner
  • Enthrall Me, by Lucy Taylor
  • Dreams III (poem), by Jeffrey Bullock
  • Green Grits, by Colleen Drippé
  • The Sound of a Door, by D. Singleton
  • Peacekeeper, by Kay Fortunato
  • Watching You Without Me, by Robert Sagirs, Jr.
  • Woman As Wine (poem), by Delia Shiflet
  • The Mercy in Your Eyes, by James Lee
  • Syndrome of a Rotten Youth (poem), by David C. Kopaska-Merkel
  • Planting Amelia, by Lynn Stratton
  • Worms (poem), by Wayne Edwards
  • The Wisdom of Zen Master Kool Rap, by Walter Lide
  • Artists: John Borkowski (cover), Ray Basham, Augie Wiedemann, Allen Koszowski, Kathleen Freels Benton