NELLE Current Issue

1 | 2018

Lauren Goodwin Slaughter, Editor

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Cover art: "Poppies," by Laura Didyk

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Erica Dawson

Christina Deka

Keetje Kuipers

Maria Hummel


Contents

From the Editor

Genelle Chaconas

  • Strutting Backwards Through the Sky

Erica Dawson

  • To White Men
  • Descant
  • In the middle of the mourning, Martha said to Mary,

Michelle Y. Burke

  • Safety

Christina Deka

  • Severance

Lori Wilson

  • My Mother Got a Lot of Things Wrong

Melissa Crowe

  • Mourning Portrait for Uncle Steve
  • A Laying On of Hands

Tyler Mills

  • Bloom

Keetje Kuipers

  • At the Hardware Store on Mother's Day
  • Abatement

Anna Lena Phillips Bell

  • Endearment
  • Endearment
  • Endearment
  • Endearment
  • Procedure

Cindy Buhl

  • It Was the Damn Pig

Mika Yamamoto

  • Ghost Mother

Ayelet Amittay

  • Syria

Caitlin Horrocks

  • Six Tales of Drowning

Patricia Clark

  • Love Song for Physics and the Nude

Rachel Morgan

  • Sometimes Laughing, Sometimes Crying

Sarah Blackman

  • One Dark Night

Stacia M. Fleegal

  • The Other Cheek

Amina Gautier

  • Brat

Jessica Hudgins

  • Lines for Others Like Us

Kate Jayroe

  • “Oh! Susannah”

Katharine Johnsen

  • Dementia: Her Head Cut Off

Anne Boaden

  • Order Up

Kathleen A. Kelly

  • Where You Are

Jenny Molberg

  • Self Portrait as Landscape

Margaret MacInnis

  • Being Dorothy in Kuwait

Elizabeth Burk

  • Sinking

Maria Hummel

  • Yes