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The Coral Issue
The Coral Issue (Vol. 16, 2020)
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Mary Ardery, Matt Bell, Cassandra J. Bruner, Angela Buck, Abigail Cloud, Flower Conroy, Todd Dillard, Sara Duff, Lisa Fishman, Manuel Paul López, Linda Malnack, Kyle Marbut, Maia McPherson, Brian Michael Murphy, Brianna Noll, Adam Peterson, Erin Rodoni, Anjali Sachdeva, Sarah Salway, William Todd Seabrook, Anna Short, Beth Steidle, My Tran, Mark Wunderlich.
Photo By Thurner Photography
Cotton. Lemon. Drone of bees. Your mother somewhere deep inthe cool cave of the house. The sunlight spangling through the last dewdrops on the lilac bush. Everywhere, heat creeping into the edges of the day. Grass against the bare soles of your feet, a single stem of clover curled against the inside of your big toe. The wind shakes the sheets on the line. The cotton whispers. You run your tongue, rough with lemon juice, between your lips…
“I had a secret suspicion you were fond of Grimms’ Fairy Tales. Need I say that I adore them?”
—Anne Sexton (December 23, 1970)
Fairy Tale Review is open for general submissions for The Gold Issue (Vol. 17), from March 5, 2020 – June 30, 2020. This is a tribute issue to Anne Sexton’s Transformations and will be published in 2021, the 50th anniversary year.