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March 2020 ||| CONTENTS

 

EDITOR’S NOTE

March marks our 50th issue! by the editorial team

The best of Halfway Down the Stairs, 2015-2019

 

POETRY

Meditation upon another birthday, by Gary Glauber

Emily’s To-Do List, by Kersten Christianson

Total Eclipse in Thirty-One Syllables, by Jane Attanucci

the morning, by Maryann Hurtt

warm wind, by Peter Engen

now the sun rises into the corn, by Robin Wyatt Dunn

THE HANDSTAND, by Shelly Blankman

Want Ads Nestled in Fibers, by Tricia Knoll

THE GRAMMARIAN’S ANNIVERSARY OMELET, by Pamela L. Sumners

First Words, by Mary Beth Hines

She Danced Until the Sun Rose, by Kyle Laws

Life falls short of wonder, by David Capps

 

FICTION

Flowering Plum, by William Cass

Play Your Cards Right, by Mick O’Brien

Coal Flower, by Kip Knott

I Won’t, by Hadley Leggett

I Noticed She Had Permed Her Hair, by D. M. Kerr

Eight Dreams to Mean Nothing, by Eva Shapiro

As Close As Two Coats of Paint, by Madeline McEwen

 

NONFICTION

More than Human, by Linda Stallman Gibson

A Gift for the Ages, by Pat Hulsebosch

Late Bloomer, by Nicole R. Zimmerman

 

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