Desperate River

Britt Melewski presents a poem of love, need, and quiet desperation.

I’m Supposed to Start with the Last Time I Saw You

Stephen Mills gently eulogizes his grandfather while reflecting on the distances that grow–perhaps inevitably–within families.

“Victims of abuse can be found in all social and economic classes and can be of either sex.”

This is a comment by Laura Cowan on the post “The Honest Testimony of a Woman Held Captive by Her Husband”.

Mulberry, Scenes 2 and 3

James Olm continues his story about Thomas, Bean, and the mulberry tree. Where will scene 2 take us?


The setting: a small farm in Wisconsin, 1965. The story: family, memories, brothers. James Olm brings us the first scene of his play, “Mulberry.”