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Front Cover 9.4The Spring 2016 issue of Forge is now available.

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Lewis K. Schrager: The Blooming

Lenny Levine: Kid Lit

Caroline Allen: I May Never See Him Again

David Shrauger: The Line That Is Dotted

Jon Pearson: Water God

Erin Lynn Cook: Red Cape

Jonah Smith-Bartlett: The Tale of an Epileptic



William Benton: The Lawrence Snake / Steps / Sagaponack Notebook / Until / Away

Andrea Moorhead: Evolution of madness / within the rings / Watching the Western Light / Returning

Simon Perchik: Five Poems—Spring 2016

M. Sakran: Stain

Jeanine Stevens: Brunch Ghazal / Potlatch



Sarah Katharina Kayß: Three Photographs