Gargoyle 71
Published 3/1/2020

Table of Contents

Pamela Moore

• Three Snippets from Diana 
• Chapter 1 from The Horsy Set
• “Prophets Without Honor”

Richard Peabody
• Invoking Pamela Moore


Amy Issadore Bloom
• The Rose

Patricia Henley
• Beds

Randi Gray Kristensen
• Miss Peaches

Trish MacEnulty (aka Pat MacEnulty)
• The Trump Supporter Who Peed on My Mattress

Stephanie Leow
• Alice’s Adventures in
A Coming-of-Rage Story

Mark Terrill 
• The Director

Christopher Linforth
• Island Boy

Daniel Mueller 
• The Way They Do in Movies

K.P. Taylor 
• Garden of Weeds


Amy Alfier
• Amelia’s Ultimatum

JC Alfier 
• Morgan City Fragment 
• In Wabbaseka

Tobi Alfier 
• Man as Broken Levee

Linette Marie Allen 
• The Bridge by Penn 
• Casting Crowns at Memphis

Nancy Allen 
• Mexico
• King of the Dogs 
• Resort

David Alpaugh 
• Roo-Zuh-Velt/History

Rose Mary Boehm
• Summerfest

Ace Boggess
• Advice for Killing a Spider

Paula Bonnell 
• Knowing 
• Instruments of Purpose, Considered

Shirley J. Brewer 
• Accounting 
• Marilyn Speaks

Joan Colby 
• Floating
• Dia De Los Muertos

Gail Braune Comorat 
• In This Dream of Endless Aisles

Robert Cooperman 
• Worse 
• Melvin Dickson, The Girl Scouts, and Pot Shops

Barbara Crooker 
• Crow Mischief 
• Moon 
• Black and Purple Petunias

Mark Danowsky 
• Grace 
• Bird in a Box

Heather L. Davis 
• Because of Poetry

Robin Dellabough 
• Oz Redux
• All Our Stories

Margaret Diehl 
• Women Remember 
• Why I Write Novels

Alex McRae Dimsdale
• Diplodocus 
• Kiwi

Catherine Fahey 
• Seal Eyes

Gary Fincke 
• Miracle Fish, Los Angeles

Michael J. Galko 
• The Protective Eye

Kathleen Gillespie 
• The Ballad of Lovecraft County

James Grabill 
• In a Sleep-Dive Swoon
• Out of Unfathomable Time

James Gross 
• Vibe-branded

Hedy Habra 
• Allegro Ma Non Troppo

Chloe Hanson 
• Your Body, The Afterlife

Donald Illich 
• Success as the Rain 
• Crabgrass

Mike James 
• Ghazal 1
• Ghazal 2

Brad Johnson 
• World Forgetting by World Forgot 
• Northern Aggression

George Kalamaras 
• So We Can Teach Ourselves Not to Bleed 
• Arthur Waley’s Death-Bed Photo

Rodger Kamenetz
• Homer and Penelope 
• Nekiya

Lilah Katcher 
• Invasion 
• Winter Landscape with Ice Skaters

Sandra Kolankiewicz 
• Snow on the Mountain

Kathleen Kraft 
• Cumulative Rainfall

Andrew Lafleche 
• forget the rest

Susan Lewis
• Dumb Lucks 
• Valor Added

Miles Liss 
• Folding up Nets

Kristian Macaron 
• The Ways I Hold My Floods

Joyce Enzor Maust 
• Making a Cigarette Run with a Trio of My Homeless Friends

Mark Melnicove 
• Uncle B. would say 
• If weeds made noises

Nancy Mercado 
• Catcalls to My Brain

Michael Milburn 
• Strong Silent

Liz Minette 
• Piano

Miles David Moore 
• Grandma and the Hurricane

Elisabeth Murawski 
• From the Station 
• Urn with Hummingbird

Jordan Pérez 
• Wild Cactus
• Theodore Roosevelt Island

David Romanda 
• Before I Move In

Mark Rubin 
• Mouse and Fox

Leslie M. Rupracht 
• Whirled Peas, Man

Beate Sigriddaughter 
• Emily Watches Him Sharpen Kitchen Knives 
• Rosemary Honey
• On Ice

Noel Sloboda 
• Progress Report

Ellen McGrath Smith 
• Shaken 19: Devouring Time blunt thou the lion’s paws 
• Shaken 22: My glass shall not persuade me I am old
• Shaken 25: Let those who are in favour with their stars

JD Smith 
• Mushrooms 
• A Vanishing

Maya Sonenberg 
• The Lost Poem, 1978

Shenandoah Sowash
• Dave Announces He’s Made Partner, So I’m Thinking Maybe I Should Too

Marilyn Stablein 
• The Baths 
• A Hard Read

Kurt Steinwand 
• Settlers 
• Rick Sunshine

Marjorie Stelmach 
• Unjust

Joseph Stern 
• Global Reports and Analysis

Gail White 
• The Aging Process

Sally Wilde 
• Snow Day 
• XVI: The Tower: Drunken Jenga Night

Paula Yup 
• My Apartment



James Armstrong 
• Locks

Jonah Marlow Bradenday 
• The Playwright

Jody Lannen Brady 
• Anything You Need

Gerri Brightwell 
• Mr. Sweet-Pie

Kathryn Chiariello 
• Doctor Delacruz Meets Her Match

Chris Cleary
• Perspective

Katie Cortese 
• Before There Was Light

Daniel Coshnear 
• Proximity

Zane deBlosat 
• Cupid, Valentines, and LSD

Gabriel Don 
• Extraordinary Rendition

Aaron Emmel 
• The Listeners

Greyson Ferguson 
• The Woman by the Sea

Shelby Settles Harper
• Feather

Thomas Hrycyk 
• Blood of a Different Color

Beth Uznis Johnson 
• Wild Turkey

Stephanie Joyce 
• Nos Morituri

Karan Madhok 
• New Mutiny

Ryan Masters 
• Everyone Negotiates

Hannah Moloney 
• The Water

Alastair Murdoch 
• The Chalet

Donaji Olmedo 
• Between Autumns [tr. by Toshiya Kamei]

Colleen Kearney Rich 
• Wild Horses

Dawn Ryan
• My Own Divine Motility

Marija Stajic
• Sirens

David A. Taylor 
• Humane Society

Varsha Tiwary 
• A Pear a Day (and Other Proverbial Truths)

M. Kaat Toy 
• Entering Atlantis

Andrea Wyatt 
• He’s Crazy, Everybody Said

Vonetta Young 
• As Far Away

mckenzie zalopany 
• Stamp Bingo

Franetta McMillian 
• 6 photos