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LAKE LINDEN, Mary Maroste

September 12, 2017 barkingsycamores 0

Lake Linden by Mary Maroste After dinner, the aged red paint bubbles on the porch swell with humid air, & under the bed the carpet white & harsh, becomes half dead coral, becomes the steel […]

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September 9, 2017 barkingsycamores 0

[Image description: a portrait-orientation image of a flight of stairs. The stairs are mostly bathed in deep shadows, with only the railing and attached balusters mostly visible to the viewer. The pattern in the balusters […]

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LOCKJAW, Robert Beveridge

September 5, 2017 barkingsycamores 0

Lockjaw by Robert Beveridge The sandman is your enemy, the intruder who carves away your awareness of the wolves who live in space and skin. Coffee and micronaps can only take you so far, however, […]

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Issue 13

September 1, 2017 barkingsycamores 0

[Image description: The cover of Barking Sycamores Issue 13. The background is dark forest green, with “Barking Sycamores” printed up the left side in large purple-grey serif capital letters. In the same font and color, the […]

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A.J. Odasso


August 20, 2017 barkingsycamores 0

Timepiece by A.J. Odasso You put your watch— worn, Timex, cheap— in my hand. I was nine. You said, “Listen, those oil drums behind the garage are about to blow.” The coil of my digits […]

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STOLEN FIRE, Wendi White

August 19, 2017 barkingsycamores 0

Stolen Fire by Wendi White Each of us, turning a key, flipping a switch, uses the energy of 89 slaves. — Andrew Nikiforuk You said, dear Father, that Monticello could not keep its fields plowed, […]

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