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The Coral Issue
The Coral Issue (Vol. 16, 2020)
Features Work From:
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…
“There is no ‘as-if’ in the dream.” –Erich Fromm, The Forgotten Language
Fairy Tale Review will be accepting submissions for The Lilac Issue (Vol. 18, 2022) between March 6, 2021–July 6, 2021. The Lilac Issue is themed around sleep and dreams: the forgotten language of fairy tales.
Image: Samantha Sweeting, film still from “He Loved Her, and Sometimes She Loved Him Too,” a performance-based sound installation for two participants (2011).