Issue 06 | The Local Train MAGAZINE

“cover art by  Jasmine C. Bell”


Jabbar Khaalu – Ali Akbar Abedi
Fort Worden, Washington – Shannon Evans
Goodbye – Monalisa Dash
Like Locomotives – Glen Armstrong
Varanasi: A place where religion sells – Aritri Chatterjee
Wildflowers – Joan McNerney
That Giggling Woman – Aritri Chatterjee
Death – Shashi Bhushan
Never Let You Go – Tabassum Tahmina Shagufta Hussein
Firebox – Kara Goughnour
Three poems – Christian Garduno
Café Darkness – Mark Tulin
The Bear And The Cow – JB Mulligan
Once in a Blue Moon – Dr. Ranjana Sharan Sinha
My Toes – Karen O’Leary
It Was Ok To Cry – David Grigorian
Colours – Mallika Bhaumik
How Many Algorithms? – Jack M. Freedman
The Depth of Your Love – Wafula p’Khisa
Sleepless Night – Laura Moverin
Juxtaposition – Megha Sood
Infective – Jayanta Bhaumik
Evening song – William J. Joel
The squatter – Cheryl Caesar
Who am I? I am me – Dirk Sandarupa


Author of the month/Issue: Aritri Chatterjee 

A note regarding publication rights: Writers and artists maintain ownership/copyright of all work presented here in, No work featured here may be used, copied, sold or distributed elsewhere without the permission of the copyright holder.

Cover artist: Jasmine C. Bell is a poet and artist in Austin, TX who is also pursuing her Masters of Science in Social Work at the University of Texas. Her artwork was chosen for the cover of Rattle Magazine’s “Tribute to Poets with Mental Illness” issue and she is forthcoming in Persephone’s Daughters. In addition to taking commissions, she has designed work for notable poets including Ebony Stewart, Ariana Brown, George Abraham, and Joshua Nguyen. She loves Steven Universe, poetry, and Taiwanese food.

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