Issue 7.1 | Jan/Feb/Mar 2004
A Note from the Editor | by Steve Elm
I personally want to thank all of the writers that made this past year at Talking Stick so rich. Though we are a poor organization, Amerinda depends on the spirit and support of the community for sustenance. I urge you to make all of our spirits richer in 2004 by contributing your essays, poetry, stories, features and ideas to Talking Stick so that we may share them with the community. Our wealth lies in one another... click here for more ...
Flagship to Flagship | Fiction by David Sousa
Throughout our lives there are many significant times that hold a special place in our hearts. Most of us, in spite our differences, share many similar experiences, such as how many souls have fulfilled naval military service? How many other souls have fulfilled retail careers? With that an out of the ordinary phenomenon becomes visible... click here here for more ...Gimme Shelter | Non-Fiction by Gordon Ison
What I worry about most is someone setting me on fire when I sleep. The other is my feet. Having boots on most of the day without taking the time to allow your dogs to get some air can lead to humongous fungus. Everything is pivotal and manages to pile up, little by little, everyday when you're homeless. Relying on the Kindness of Strangers is One Bitter Pill to Swallow... click here for more ...Book Review | by Rob Neufeld
MariJo Moore's debut novel, "The Diamond Doorknob," is a powerful wish placed against a desperate reality. Moore, author of inspirational poems and of "red woman with backward eyes," a collection of short stories, steps up to the novel form to tell the tale of Cloud, a mixed-race Cherokee girl who draws on spiritual resources to surmount poverty, prejudice, abuse and depravity. "The Diamond Doorknob" sings in a way that some may consider melodramatic and others poignantly expressive. It is a testament of spirit rather than an exploration of experience... click here for more ...
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