by Lily Iona MacKenzie
As a poet, I recognize poetry’s tremendous importance to a society. Still, I can get caught up in the complexities of modern life: I have classes to teach, papers to read and grade, writing projects …
by Bob Tomolillo
The next few years could pose a challenge for Art, as artists grapple with reality in the age of Donald Trump. Conservative mainstream views on the validity of visual arts have always fallen into the …
by Trevor Zaple
“People die of exposure.” This is a line I’ve used a few times and it gets some laughs, mainly from creatives who feel it all too well. A life spent in art …
by Richard Luck
To be honest, I don’t remember exactly how I first met Derek.
by Derek Alger
I’ve always had trouble accepting the intricacies of the so-called grown up world, finding the behavior of most adults completely bewildering. This started in childhood with the way I viewed my father. I thought he …
by Ryan Gleason
It’s the Internet! Poetry is the scripture in the temple!
by Ryan Gleason
My finger drifts along the books’ spines. I insist on being casual, skimming through hundreds of alphabetized names and titles as though they were one relentless, underwhelming sentence.
by S.J. Dunning
My dog leaps from seat to seat, window to window, shaken by
something so much larger than herself, by the wind’s thrust against her jowls.
by Jeremy O'Brine
In a world where uncertainty prevails, even the packaging of bread at the grocery store contains strange, foreign words and place names which are whispered and toyed with by
by Anna Monardo
I got a dog last week. My first dog ever, and this never should have happened. For one thing, I dislike dogs.