Classic Fiction

Fountains

Caged fountains through the starlit summer night Have tender voices, like a mother’s song, Or like a passing flock of birds in flight, While some the measure of a tune prolong As though their waters held a lover’s voice That... More

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Uncle Gus

New fiction by John Hemingway. Lost and alone, a young man overcomes daunting odds, but under the care of a quirky uncle, he learns what... More

For Export, Lend-Lease

Robert D. Abrahams poems appeared regularly on our pages throughout the 1940s. "For Export, Lend-Lease" was published in the July, 7, 1945, issue. ... More

America

An open thread to share your thoughts on the American dream and what it means to be free.... More

Marry for Love

Hania didn't want to get a husband according to the old-world custom. She wanted to MARRY FOR LOVE.... More

Dad’s Night

When Dan, Jr. came home from school at noon, Mame was already beating the batter for Dan's birthday cake. They had moved only that morning-boxes... More

Clouds

Fleur Conkling Heyliger's celestial poem, "Clouds," appeared in the May 12, 1951, issue. ... More

The Oak

Frances Frost first began publishing poetry in the early 1930s. She was awarded the Katharine Lee Bates poetry prize by the New England Poetry Club... More

A Car for the Bricks

Published in the May 27, 1939 issue, short story author Richard Howells Watkins wins over the crowd in his depiction of a cocky racecar driver,... More

The War Heroes

A well-known author during the late 1920s through the 1950s, James Warner Bellah is widely recognized for depicting the lives and perils of soldiers and... More

Memorandum for an Infant Son
Memorandum for an Infant Son

You may not find it easy, son, on Mother’s-Days-to-be, To think of anything for which you should be thanking me. And so I list some reasons... More

Steeplechase for Two

Will Gusty ever recover from the tragedies she witnessed at Pride's Cross, or will Dune be forced to choose between his passion for the dangerous... More

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