Acknowledgments: The Writer’s Eye is published with the generous support of the Tri-District Arts Consortium. The editors would like to thank Donna Wilson, Lisa Rayner, and the entire Tri-DAC staff for their administrative and financial support. Special thanks also goes to David Mitchell and Tony Fling for printing services and technical support. Without them this journal could not have been published. The creative writing staff for 2013: Dr. Ray McManus ,Dr. Ed Madden, Darien Cavanaugh, Jonathan Maricle, Betsy Breen, and Will Garland. Cover art: Caroline Pennell. The Writer’s Eye is a publication of the TRI-District Arts Consortium, all rights reserved.