44.1 Feature: CHOOSE YOUR OWN by Debbie Vance

You are sitting in your daughters’ bedroom, holding a fistful of hot pink feathers that you’ve just torn methodically from the boa that now lies naked like a snake skin on the floor.

44.1 Sneak Peek: ABSOLUTE ZERO AND ME by Ana Cristina Alvarez

Ana Cristina Alvarez received her MFA from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Her work has appeared in The Butter and Treehouse Magazine. She lives near Seattle, WA, close to many coffeehouses. Right-click and "open image in new tab"...