Author Archives


Author is an umbrella name given to the contributors of the Literary Yard

The Drummer

By Stephen Myer             I slammed my fist four times against the door before I heard his body swish around. The Drummer weighed a thousand pounds and had a face like a […]

Luck Residue

By: Patrick Sweeney     My excalibur pen, won at Excalibur Casino where everybody wins, is a spade and heart-sprinkled shaft topped with a bell jar containing two bright orange die.  The jar’s […]

Last Visit

By Patty Somlo             The afternoon following his mother’s arrival, Hamid dragged the faded green chair out and set it in front of the window. Hamid had pulled the same chair over […]

An Icicle Nonet

By: Carl “Papa” Palmer Icicles always fat at their topstapering down toward the ground,time frozen in melted dropsfrom eaves around the town.They drip in the day,refreeze at night,melt away,out ofsight


By: Enrico Barigazzi. The last time i’ve seen you The fall has come bearing down on my shouldersthe forgotten regrets concealed into a casket full of summer sandand your eyes have been […]


By: Chandra Shekhar Dubey Memories sprout like cactusthat I planted in my potsoft,spiky shoots tender as nightremind me of coarse fabrics of your cloththat I dared to touch unmindful of pricksand oozing […]