The Perfect Cup of Coffee
(vol. 19, no. 2, summer 2007)

[stories, short-shorts, poems]

Photograph, Kathleen Gunton, viii

Life Matters, Joanne Hirase-Stacey, 1

Taking the Day Off, Edward Beatty, 9

Tango at the Café del Amor Perdido,
      Sabina C. Becker, 11

What We’re Made Of, Peggy Landsman, 15

Espresso Time, Jeff Berry, 17

Tanzania, Ashini J. Desai, 23

Tip Jar, Sebastian James Langdell, 25

Early Coffee, Catherine Carter, 28

Early in the Season, Irene Keliher, 29

The Men, Amy Dengler, 47

Low Tide, Carol Gall, 49

Perfect Coffee, Susan Palmer, 52

The Perfect Situation, Gary R. Hoffman, 53

Sharisse to the Rescue, Gayla Chaney, 57

Simple Lessons, Laura McSpadden, 70

Cup of Judgment, Jessica Devoe, 71

Put the Coffee on the Table, Patrick Chapman, 78

Conversation Plus Coffee, John Grey, 81

Quixote and Quiche, Will Ackerman, 83

Premise: Communication, 95

Cover photograph by Marcia Illian Banta