Tom Sexton: New Poem

We have a new poem from Tom Sexton in Alaska, an avid reader of the blog and regular contributor. Tom’s Lowell poems will be published by Loom Press later this year in a collection titled Cummiskey Alley. Tom grew up in the city and now counts among his honors his selection…

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Stephen O’Connor: A New Story

IN ST. PATRICK’S  by Stephen O’Connor . “Do you believe in ghosts?” his wife had once asked. “Oh yes,” he answered, “ghosts are everywhere.” The empty church is full of ghosts. They huddle in the pews, immigrants whispering fervent prayers and American-born families who had inherited the faith of their…

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