A Quiet Root

We comb through hundreds of literary magazines to bring you one stellar poem or flash fiction piece every weekday.

“A Letter from the Sea of Love” by Rafael Alvarez

Tripping my nuts off, hanging out the porthole, my head just a foot above the waterline as the ship pushed through, spray soaking my head as I stared up at the stack and the stars, everything twirling like flying lampshades. Oooh, oooh, ooooh—BLACK DIAMOND!

Read it in The Vincent Brothers Review

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