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Diana Rosen is an essayist, flash fiction writer, and poet whose work has appeared in Poetic Diversity, RATTLE, Tiferet Journal, Dime Show Review and others. Forthcoming work will appear in 2020 in CCAR, “Far Villages” and “Lottery Blues.” Red Bird Chapbooks has accepted her poems and flash fiction to be issued as “Love & Irony” this year.
The following work is Copyright © 2019, and owned by Diana Rosen and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Nectarines! It’s a Helluva Fruit
Juicy-warm from the sun, broiled with goat cheese
Emma Janai Olson
Emma Janai Olsonis a literature lover from Huntington Beach, California, a non-literary town. She is the author of the book "The Glass Mannequin: The Poetry of Emma Janai Olson."
The following work is Copyright © 2019, and owned by Emma Olson and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Dust on scales quake, tumble down
You’re too good, like a single drop
You pick up the dirt
Mercy bites out of the snare