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  November 2015
volume 12 number 2
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  M.I Akande
  Gwyndyn Alexander
  Prerna Bakshi
  Gary Beck
  Stefanie Bennett
  Deborah Edler Brown
  Jeffrey Bryant
  Terry Clark
  Robin Wyatt Dunn
  Amitabh Vikram Dwivedi
  Hedy Habra
  Dave Houston
  Trista Hurley-Waxali
  Robert S King
  Marie Lecrivain
  Emma Lee
  Ron Lucas
  Frank Mundo
  Scott Thomas Outlar
  Angel Uriel Perales
  James G Piatt
  Frank Praeger
  Hattie Quinn
  John D Robinson
  john saunders
  Apryl Skies
  Julia Stein
  Jonathan Taylor
  Amy Uyematsu
  J.T. Whitehead
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Trista Hurley-Waxali
November 2015



photo by françois biajoux

    Trista Hurley-Waxali grew up a wild child in a small Canadian town, before heading to the University of Windsor and receiving a BA in Criminology and Sociology. Trista's writing has been influenced by some of her favorite authors: Charles Yu, Cormac McCarthy and Eloise Klein Healy. She has performed at O'bheal in Ireland, as well as at a Translate show for Helsinki's Poetry Jam in Finland. Trista has completed her first chapbook, Dried Up, and working on her first novel, At This Juncture. She lives in West Hollywood, California, with her loving husband, and lap cat, Blue.



In Season

That night a perspective gets morphed
as innocence flew away.

Years graze in fields of bad decisions.
With a pasture that's been tilled
so often with mistakes.
I forgot the butterfly was in flight.

When I heard of the suicide:
leaving behind a grief stricken wife,
caught within his web of lies.

Gone is the disease that fed on my plants.
Finally able to land and
harvest off the nectar.

copyright 2015 Trista Hurley-Waxali