We had been careful, and you had left nothing behind.
— Jhumpa Lahiri, from “Going Ashore” in Unaccustomed Earth
All that is left to me is the sound of the snow underfoot.
— Haruki Murakami, from Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
, translated by Alfred Birnbaum
[The shadows have been lifted from all their lives; and peace, like bright dew, has descended upon their paths.] Blessed themselves, their lives are a blessing to others.
— Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, from Iola Leroy
Just a small note to let you all know that we will close submissions for a while. We will let you know once we have re-opened submissions.