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Poetry as Past Time

By Jacqui

As I write, the Red Sox are playing the Yankees, hoping to maybe get their second win of the season. It’s a beautiful day in April (minus the, um, maybe second win part) and I’m not playing. Not watching. Likely, I won’t know who won until much later tonight. If the Red Sox lose, I will surely have cursed them by writing this, for which I will feel eternally guilty. There, I’ve said it. (If this makes not an ounce of sense, stop reading. Go watch Fever Pitch. Do come back after. »

Ground Control to The Splinter Generation

By Scott

by Scott Miller Like the famed Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity, this little project we call The Splinter Generation is rapidly approaching the fourthyear of its six-month projected lifetime. Once an experiment in literary community service, we have burgeoned into a full-scale journal. Some people might be happy to sit back and admire the achievement,. »

Heather Luby

By Scott

Heather Luby grew up in the Ozarks and proudly considers herself a literary hillbilly. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Word Riot, Bartleby Snopes, Halfway Down the Stairs, The Citron Review, Travel by the Books, and Annotation Nation. She holds an MFA from Antioch University Los Angeles.. »

About The Splinter Generation

The Splinter Generation is a place by and for people born between 1973 and 1993. It's a venue for writers, artists and musicians from all different backgrounds to tell the story of our generation. More on us here.

Meet at the Gate, the web site of Canongate Publishing House, has this to say, "This is how we discover that the youth of today is not all shoot-'em-up gun- (or knife-) totin' hooligans. It’s great to see that there are a huge number of young adults who are seeking each other out - complete strangers - to try and establish an understanding with one another to create a more emotionally- and creatively-connected world."

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