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Spring ’19 Submission Window Closing

Spring ’19 Submission Window Closing

Hi, all! This is just a quick but important announcement. Though we do love reading each and every submission we receive, our tenure as Spring editors is nearly up. Our focus has shifted to presenting, here on our website, all the great work we’ve received since the beginning of the year as well as producing …

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Hedge Apple is live!

Hedge Apple is live!

Dear readers and contributors, The Spring 2019 edition of Hedge Apple magazine has been officially submitted to Amazon direct publishing! Contributors: expect your complimentary copies to arrive in the next two to three weeks. Everyone else: Once Amazon’s review process is complete, the magazine will be available here! In the meantime, stay tuned for more …

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Snow In, Snow Out, On My Birthday & Off – Changming Yuan

Snow In, Snow Out, On My Birthday & Off – Changming Yuan

Snow In, Snow Out In the wild open west, flakes keep falling Like myriad baby angels knocked down from Paradise     Blurring the landscape behind the vision Hunting each consonant trying to rise above The ground. The day is brighter, lighter &  Softer than the feel. Soon there will be Dirty prints leading to everywhere …

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Monody to the Murmuring Mountain, Clefting – Changming Yuan

Monody to the Murmuring Mountain, Clefting – Changming Yuan

Monody to the Murmuring Mountain Twenty minimeters of pink petals. Twenty minimetres of stretch and reach Floral foil, twenty minimeters Of soil, grass, dew, bush Sitting in green meditation about The balance between yin and yang Myriad of leaves, Falling down with mists Of last night approaching – twenty minimeters Of ethereal presence, kissing The …

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Montage – Alesa Good

Montage – Alesa Good

Alesa Good is 19 years old and lives in Waynesboro, PA.  She is currently enrolled at HCC but will be graduating with a Visual Arts degree at the end of the Spring semester.  She hopes to transfer to the Maryland Institute College of Art in the Fall and major in illustration. ~~~ Thank you, Alesa, …

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Infinitival Infinities: A Sonnet in Fragments, My Crows – Changming Yuan

Infinitival Infinities: A Sonnet in Fragments, My Crows – Changming Yuan

These two poems are the first of a series we received from Changming. We’ll be publishing the rest of our cache over the next few days. Enjoy!~~~ Infinitival Infinities: A Sonnet in Fragments To be   a matter when there’s no question Or not to be  a question when nothing really matters To sing  with a …

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Joey Beifong, Maku, Li-Yang – Joshua Cantler

Joey Beifong, Maku, Li-Yang – Joshua Cantler

~~~ Joshua D. Cantler has been writing story series for several years, and he has shared his work on the fan fiction website Wattpad since 2016. He particularly enjoys producing fictional works in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, and action. In collaboration with his two siblings, he creates characterizations and illustrations to accompany his …

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Two Blue Pills – John Maurer

Two Blue Pills – John Maurer

From breaking into the liquor cabinet to breaking into the houses with better liquor cabinets from a boarding school chimney by a checkered neck tie to forty-ounce portioned freedom and swishers almost sweet enough from burning cows into fornication with celebrities…allegedly to probably still pouring accelerant on innocent animals…I hope not but probably I had …

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A Moment in the Light – Victor Cline

A Moment in the Light – Victor Cline

Victor’s storytelling can speak for itself (and then some). This has become one of our favorites. Enjoy: ~~~ “Baby I was born this way”. Blasting Lady Gaga in the car on the way to the venue is an almost ceremonial affair. The lyrics speak of being born who you are: trans, gay, fat, thin, black, …

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