Contributors: Hazard Adams, Mark Rose, Vincent B. Leitch, Murray Krieger, Wesley Morris,
Michael Clark, Richard Berg, Eddie Yeghiayan, William Sharpe
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The first concert I ever went to was ELO. They were on their A New World Record tour. I played the songs so much they got stuck in my brain, like snakes swimming around. The show was at the Omni …8
The first winter I was in love it didn’t snow til late December. I was still figuring out how these things worked and sometimes I’d show up to his job when he had not asked me to come.
I had …3
Contributors: Ann Ronald, Ron De Maris, Edward Nobles, Philip J. Skerry, Yannis Ritsos/tr. Kostas Myrsiades, Hans Lipinsky-Gottersdorf/tr. David Vandenberg, John Mosier, Laureano Albán/tr. Frederick H. Fornoff, George Angel, Barbara Ching, Rita Barnard, Sue Owen, Steven R. Johnson, Frantisek Halas/tr. Don …0
They told us we needed to evacuate. To pack sandwiches, light valuables,
our important papers, and that we’d be back in three or four days.
By 3:00 p.m. the doddering bus, displaced with passengers
riled by nausea, urged the driver …
Because that’s how you break through, said Blake.
How you see desire for what it is.
His brown hair was matting nicely, his loincloth
getting the hang of him. He had some chants down pat
and nicely-emerging ribs. Om-most there, …3
Blunt words are the knife that carves a lamb. I see a butcher slowly taking her clothes off. “What are you doing?” I ask, but she only smiles. The butcher continues stripping. She knows that the only currency worthy of …6
A year ago, James Marriott and Mika Minio-Paluello, activists at the London-based organization Platform, published The Oil Road: Journeys from the Caspian Sea to the City of London. An account of their travels along thousands of miles of BP …3
To be a funeral, I planned that everyone be disappointed.
This way I managed so much time to think. Over the
stage rocks were displayed on a shelf, and the ceremony
was taking place below. Their shadows were there too,…
Contributors: John Aldridge, James Robinson, Roy A. Rosenberg, Bernard Benstock, William Harrison, Seymour Epstein, Jackson Burgess, F. H. Griffin Taylor, Thomas Altizer, Alvin Aubert, John Ciardi, John William Corrington, John E. Matthias, Shael Herman, Robert Pack, John Williams, Biron Walker, …0
Contributors: Thomas R. Preston, William Goldhurst, Roy A. Rosenberg, John Morressy, Joyce Carol Oates, Price Caldwell, Ernest J. Gaines, Leonard L. White, John B. Cotter, Jr., Lloyd Goldman, Walter Weiss, James Seay, Stuart Silverman, Sybil Kein, Robert Bonazzi, Don Brady, …1