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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & Owner
Ray Rasmussen, General Editor

Volume 11, Number 1, March 2017


Alexis Rotella
Arnold, Maryland, USA

What’s in a Name?

We have names for all the tenants in our Southern California complex. Pinky in her hot pink bikini shows off her diamond to everyone at the pool and twenty-year-old Baby Face shot his dad in self-defense. There's Mr. Horn-Rimmed Glasses, also known as the Reader, always with newspaper and of course, the illustrious Producer who, after several double martinis, dances at night around the kitchen with a mop while his wife, the Mouse, forever in brown is nowhere to be seen.

blackening in the O in loneliness



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