With the fireworks display of turning autumn leaves, the Halloween bags full of bright and sweet treats, the team jerseys flying around fields of competition, the scent of cinnamon and sage, we here at Referential Magazine are happy to add to the festivities of the season with these 24 poems, essays, and short stories by Susanne Paola Antonetta, David Breeden, Anne Burt, Elizabeth Catanese, Ellen Collins, Judith Sara Gelt, Joyce Hinnefeld, Danny Judge, Philip Kobylarz, Laurie Kolp, David Raney, Liz Rosen, Susan E. Sage, Lynne Shapiro, Sue Swartz, and Theodora Ziolkowski.
Please enjoy responsibly.
—Sean Finucane Toner, Editor in Chief
Image by LB1860
[Refer: The top image illustrates the first piece in the Fall 2014 issue, an essay by Susanne Paola Antonetta titled “Self-Awareness Is.”]