The King of Rust
by Katie Darby Mullins

I am the king of the rust and the blanket-curtains heavy against cracked glass. I rule the wind, shuffling mail like cards, spilling out of unchecked mailboxes like trash. I let birds float away from the beer can windchime. I am the king of the park across the street, kids hitting kids, throwing stones. I … Continue reading The King of Rust
by Katie Darby Mullins

Katie Darby Mullins

Katie Darby Mullins is currently finishing her MFA at Spalding University and teaching creative writing at the University of Evansville. In addition to editing a recent rock ‘n roll crossover edition of the metrical poetry journal Measure, she’s been published in magazines like Broad River Review, Big Lucks, The Evansville Review, and The Meadowland Review.

Volume 15, Issue 4 Now Online

Cider Press Review’s October 2013 web issue, Volume 15, Issue 4, is now online. Read new work by Katherine Durham Oldmixon, Lynn Pedersen, Devon J. Moore, Sarah Estes, Diana Cole, Doug Ramspeck, Christine Butterworth-McDermott, John McKernan, RenĂ©e Emerson, Jen Town, Winnona Elson Pasquini, Katie Darby Mullins, Lawrence Wray, Jackie Bartley, Shawn Fawson, Becky Kennedy, John … Continue reading Volume 15, Issue 4 Now Online