Blog Post / fall 2015 / Featured / Issues / Poetry / Poetry 2015 / Review / Uncategorized / Volume 46

The Ocean Carries My Message To You—Melissa Parietti

The tides created all the races; The snapping fish, their jaws are bones varied width, shape and bite by their want; the great wanting. (It comes to you right now) A greater warning for tomorrow’s uncertain perils, the terrors of another’s fearsome jaw.   You swallowed me whole.   Inside of my every nerve-ending I … Continue reading

Blog Post / fall 2015 / Featured / Issues / Poetry / Poetry 2015 / Review / Uncategorized / Volume 46

Epidural—Derek Sugamosto

I. For a long time after the fact, I pretended to be the jilted lover, scrambling through the mad fits of romance toward the repose of therapy. A hot, hot light was our love, for a matter of months, a light that cast the laying of limbs as a similarity enforced. Winter strolls toward the … Continue reading

fall 2015 / Featured / Issues / Poetry / Poetry 2015 / Review / Uncategorized / Volume 46

Drought—Gary Metheny

A distant shelterbelt of cottonwoods boils at the edge of a cornfield that waits to be cut for silage. Arid gusts rattle withered corn leaves ringing with the screaks of red-legged locusts. Ladybird beetles cling to the wild roses that stagger down the slopes of empty ditches. An old woman toddles past the empty barn … Continue reading

Blog Post / fall 2015 / Featured / Issues / Poetry / Poetry 2015 / Review / Uncategorized / Volume 46

Ornithologies—James Mc Elroy

                   And in those days the ptarmigan will become                      as white as driven snow …                                                                     Stirs a few speckled ovals @ high elevation and promises shell-shock, survival. Each egg is as seismic as it gets inside a world of dwarf willows, lichens, mosses — moorland fruit. And, then, in a split- … Continue reading

Blog Post / fall 2015 / Review

A Review of Previously Blue

Previously Blue is a story about catastrophes and how they can inspire others to hope and help people in need. Previously Blue was produced by Dijana Milosevic and Nesa Paripovic. It was performed by Dah Theatre’s Maja Vujovic, 7 Stages’ Del Hamilton and Faye Allen, and Café Antarsia Ensemble’s Nikos Brisco. The performance took place in Dows Theatre … Continue reading