Poetry 2012 / Volume 43

The Last Page (Happily Ever After) — Felicia Owens

Any normal, pink-loving little girl uses every shooting star, fallen eye lash, and flickering birthday candle she has wishing for a knight in shining armor with a pony she can ride into her fairytale sunset. It’s hard to tell a five-year-old that, if she’s lucky, she still has 80 more years of life left and happily-ever-after … Continue reading

Poetry 2012 / Volume 43

Epiphanies in the Form of Birds — Rob Schultz

Epiphanies in the form of birds, Athena’s owl, Aphrodite’s doves, their light—gravity—how humbling anything with wings like hands lifting and a voice that sings, not one’s own, but an articulation outside coming in that points to another other than self, to the invisible. It is insistent, urging, repeating itself, almost apostolic. It is nurturing, emptying … Continue reading