Euphemism 12.2 Spring 2017

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This issue is dedicated to Dr. Elizabeth Hatmaker, who served as the faculty advisor for Euphemism from 2005 to 2016. Her desire to support budding artists and writers led to the founding of this journal and its mission to represent a myriad of creative voices.

Euphemism Staff Spring 2017

Editorial Board
Editor-in-Chief: Kara Hamilton
Fiction Editor: Zeph Webster
Nonfiction Editor: Haley Varnes
Poetry Editor: Alexandra Daggett
Media Editor: Kelly Byker
Social Media Coordinator: Jenny Glasscock
Publications Director: Brigid Ackerman
Submissions Coordinator: April Petrie
Yelling About Books! Director: Julia Andersen
Faculty Advisor: Jeremy Hurley

Tad Dieken, Healy Gier, Chris Henning, John Golden, Mason McCoy, Rachel McKinley, Mary Ochs, Alanah Ruffin, Emma Tod, Anna Yakey

Table of Contents

Art & Photography
Breathe • Haley Jackson
suspended animation • Seth Davison
San Francisco in Technicolor • Zach Karlovitz
Anxiety • Haley Prokaski
little fang, little fang • Seth Davison
Popsicles Hyacinth Leaf • Stacy Maddox
Fading Monarch • Mariah Bormann
Wicker • Haley Prokaski
Bee • Mariah Bormann
LT North • Haley Prokaski
Under Pastel Skies • Zach Karlovitz
Moon Dance • Stacy Maddox
End of an Era • Katie Sall
Date Night • Haley Prokaski
moon, sailing over water • Seth Davison
Giants • Mariah Bormann
Concrete Jungle • Mariah Bormann
Torn • Haley Jackson

Glass • Allison Maretti
The Five Stages of Loss • Kimberly Larsen
Tired • Haley Varnes
Attacked • Cheyenne Haenitsch
The House Always Wins • Caitlyn Hartman
Gatorade • Zoe Schmidt
Serial Stains • Emily Johnson
I Don’t Have a Title • Haley Varnes
Married to Marilyn • Sam T. Jenson
When th Lights Go Out • Madison Klintworth
Sergeant Hannah and the Patriots • Paul Lewellan
The Three Wishes • Arthur Davis

All I See is You • Emily Johnson
CyberSwamp • Zack Jones

Creative Nonfiction
The Hip Bone’s Connected to the… • Britt Kotiw
Cerulean • Emily Bauer
Timeline of a Messy Mind • Nikki Monroe
Snow in November • Kayla Jane Jeffers
The Inevitable • Nehal Shah
The House at the End of the Lane • Chloe Nowicki
Benchmark • Emily King

elegy for a coat hanger • Maddie Blackwell
Infant Infinities • Laura Eades
Shower • James Croal Jackson
Indifferent • Robert Beveridge
Synonyms for a Quarter Life Crisis • Alexis Adams
I Told Someone • Shelbi Sarver
Molded Memories • Anonymous
Breakers • Allison Madura
mending: a list of sensations • Sophie Gimble
Kindling Soul • Alexis Foran
“Were You Raped or Not?” • Lauren Leady
How to Fix Yourself, Fast! • Julia Andersen
Tax This, Too • Megan Nierenhausen
Gerunds and Friends • John Davis
Last Call • Allison Madura
Funeral • Laura Eades
Infinitives • John Davis
Contempt • Steve Jepson
A Blanket Metaphor • Craig Heyne
The Predacious Coast • Joseph S. Pete
A World with No Color • Elaine Hocker
December 14, 2015 • Haley Hatton
In This, The Shortest Month • Allison Madura
Mocking Train • Caitlyn Hartman
Stay • Alexis Adams
Another Entry in My Epistolary Novel • Richard King Perkins II
Of Heartland Hearths • Laura Eades
Door Skins • Richard King Perkins II
The Desert Infinite • Alexis Foran