Illustration: blue bird with gem in its beak

Issue Eight

~ Claw & Blossom – Mar 2021 ~

Theme: WATER

How to Lose

by Stephanie Sesic


by J.I. Kleinberg


by Claire Kuo

Rainy Season

by Adrian S. Potter

At 16, I Experience My First Pregnancy Scare

by Michaela Mayer


by Rafael Torrubia

The Water Will

by Jillian Clasky

Body of Water

by Gita Labrador

Ghost of memory

by Sneha Subramanian Kanta

A Lake Upon a Lake

by Benjamin Niespodziany

Black Coral

by Melissa Llanes Brownlee

closer to home

by Dhwanee Goyal

Bestowment (involuntary, beautiful)

by Lilia Marie Ellis

Surface Tension

by Robbie Gamble


Bird illustration and Morse Code illustration by C.B. Auder.