At the Driftwood Motel

The first time I said it aloud, I felt free. The words rolled out of my mouth like birds released from a cage. I was standing in a seedy motel room in front of my dog. I said it again, “My husband is dead.” Continue reading

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Iraq Insomnia by Gloria Garfunkel

I can’t get Evan to sleep in his own bed, no matter what I do. I’ve gotten him as far as sleeping on the floor next to my bed, on the rug with the dog, but I feel so guilty. … Continue reading

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Hannah Holbrook’s Fiction and Thoughts on Writing – by M. Talley

Hannah Holbrook has attended the Santa Barbara Writers Conference over the last two summers, and is a long-time local resident. Luna Review is privileged to feature a chapter from her upcoming novel, One Magic Act. One Magic Act by Hannah … Continue reading

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Alchemy

That morning I drank for about an hour and a half and thought about Brenda; the manner of her death, or the moment of her death. I would put it all in a box. It would need to be light … Continue reading

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