Cover photo Madonna Dunbar
Cover design Josh Orenstien

Ritual
Chet Gresham

A father shapes his son’s hands
around a handle and reel. Raising
the boy’s arms he shows him the arc and motion
to cast, repeats this over
and over, until the release.
The lure drops below, into another age….

 

Sketch
Steve Leto

I try to be patient. I try to be
a good patient. Sleep, a nervous friend
on a rare visit, leaves in a hurry…