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Contributors: Jon Dallas, Madeline Marcotte, Robert Lee, Mary Kuryla, Rynn Williams, John Rybicki, Robin Strickler, Sabrina Rord, Jim Meirose, Richard Kenefic, Robert Hendrickson, Cecile Corona, Jennifer Understahl, Jo McDougall, Bernd Sauermann, Denise Jordan, Jose Maria Mantero, P. Tatarunis, Donald Friedman, …0
You are what’s new
under the sun.
You are not what you were yesterday.
You are not
even what you are
You are not even under the sun.
Jeff Schwaner lives in Staunton, Virginia with his wife …4
thin rug of carrots
on the road broken carrots
children carry carrots
like little torches
one girl eats a carrot
tops of carrots
on the road a carrot
carried by a bone-thin dog
he is thin enough
not to know…
Someone quipped at last weekend’s Tennessee Williams Festival that Nathaniel Rich’s new novel, Odds Against Tomorrow (FSG, 2013), was the best Katrina book set in New York City. This observation conceals a degree of …0
Standing Still in a Concrete Jungle, by Justin Nobel. Zoom Books, 2012. $12.00, 105 pages.
Justin Nobel’s autobiographical psycho-geography of New York is at turns disciplined and whimsical, insightful and playful. Structured around eleven site-specific observations or reflections, the …1
Dementia has many causes. One is conscripted against his will; it is cause for defecting. Dementia is not always caused by the same disease. It is caused by Germans, mostly Hessian. It is confidently supposed it affects those ignorant of …4
Contributors: Paul Naylor, Doug MacCash, Marla Jernigan, Jim Leftwich, Gina Entrebe, Hank Lazer, James Saunders, Skip Fox, Randy Prunty, Joel Dailey, Mark Prejsnar, Camille Martin, M. Magoolaghan, Gerry Cannon, Rebecca Hyman, Celestine Frost, John Lowther, A, Di Michele, Lawless Crow, …0
Saint Blaise, 4th century Armenian martyr,
Patron Saint of animals and those who suffer from throat ailments.
O Saint Stammerer, Saint Stutterer,
Patron Saint of the Lisp and Smokeswept Throat,
Patron Saint of the Veterinarian and Marine …
Contributors: Janice Carlisle, Richard E. Johnson, Michele Levy. Louis Gallo, Gordon Bigelow, Fritz Breithaupt, Laura George, Thomas A. Vogler, Sharon Leah Kayfetz, Anne R. Trubek, Timothy J. Wager, Rita Signorelli-Pappas, Nick Barrett, M. Rukmini Callimachi, Sheila Mulligan Webb, James R. …0
In anguish also they wail the fatal snare….
O ye that are two souls within one fire
—Dante, Inferno, Canto XXVI
The wild deer, wand’ring here & there,
Keeps the Human Soul from Care.
—William Blake, Auguries of Innocence