Monthly Archives: September 2011

New Story and New Poem Posted: Emma Reed Jones and David Alexander Craig

Emma’s third story for Newhandsweepstakes, “The Shits Who Keep the World Ongoing” is a playful amalgam of dialogue and description concerning gender, language, and (the absence of) romance. David’s poem, “Three Scenes from my Life this Past Month,” is the … Continue reading

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Sitting in the wild grass

There were blue flowers, maybe lupines, tall in the wild grass, with the flowers surrounding the stem and going down. There were red flowers, somewhat like lilies, but hairy and similar to the family of orchids that are multiple to a stem, … Continue reading

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Me in Therapy, Part 1

“It was a terribly depressing time in my life, last summer was. And I would do strange things while depressed, drive strange places.” This I told my therapist, part of a longer exchange–a whole 55 minutes worth. “That’s how I … Continue reading

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