The Parliament

Literary Journal

Fall 2022 / Issue 9

Click on the cover image to see a flipbook version of the journal or select individual works below.

Poetry & Prose


Conor Barnes
In a Nightmare

Conor Barnes
Somebody You Once Found Beautiful Isn't Anymore

Stephen Kingsnorth


Stephen Kingsnorth

Stephen Kingsnorth
Life's a Drag

Stephen Kingsnorth

Stephen Kingsnorth
The Snicket

Stephen Kingsnorth
My Last Post

Alyssa Cressotti
The Last Frontier

David Earl     Williams
Zombies of Xmas Past    Past-Due (and Future)

Cliff Saunders
Keeping Quiet

Doug van Hooser
Lemon Ecstasy

David Earl Williams
#1 and #2 (After Grayson and the Other Post-Succession Civil War Poets and Wordifiers)

Ivan de Monbrison
Untitled (with Translation)

Beth Kephart
Wide Awake at the Dog Hotel

David Earl Williams
It Was Fried Wonder Day

David Earl Williams
My Nature


A Message from the Other Side

Stephen Sossaman
You're Next

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Laura Zaino
Nothing Was Ever Really the Same Again

Mark Evan Chimsky
The Unrecorded Hour

Mark Evan Chimsky
Wife Observing Husband After a Night of Not Making Love

Michele Mekel
Quadriptych of Loss

Michele Mekel
Modern Love at 50

Art & Photography


Alan Bern
I love you still

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Alan Bern

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Alan Bern
another rusting

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Alan Bern
such imprisonings

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Edward Lee
Stripped of All We Know

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Edward Lee
To Reach Beyond Limits

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Edward Lee
A Hidden Daylight

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