Monthly Archives: April 2012

Poem by Shivani Mutneja

I By Shivani Mutneja I have blood that guarantees submission I have eyes for revolution fingers for information and car keys for explosion. I can say it aloud if required that I have sex with both men and women I … Continue reading

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Ah, Sweet Youth: Laura Read’s ‘Donut Parade’

By Jean Macpherson The rich creamy center of a Boston Crème, or the frightening sugar shock of a glazed donut. There is nothing delicate about the gut-heavy sensation of fried goodness. I made donuts for the first time for Hanukkah … Continue reading

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Oh, the High-Tech Life or OOO (Out of Office)

OOO can mean any variety of things: I’m not in the office occupying my usual cubicle space and sitting in a chair with my feet raised on a two-drawer file cabinet, or I’m at home in my jammies, sitting on … Continue reading

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Invented Forms: The Radius

By Robert Wynne The Radius is a variable-length, syllabic form.  I was inspired to create it last year, not surprisingly, by the name of the Radius site.  Each Radius must have an even number of lines, and each line must … Continue reading

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New Worlds For Old: John Carter On Mars

By Tony Williams “Entertainment offers the image of `something better’ to escape into, or something that our day-to-day lives don’t provide. Alternatives, hopes, wishes – these are the stuff of utopia, the sense that things could be better, that something … Continue reading

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Three Poems by N.W. Hall

a belief system By N.W. Hall i remember when i was a kid that i would pray to jesus for all of the things in the world i was grateful for & all of the people in the world i … Continue reading

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Is Katniss Everdeen Gilgamesh Dreaming?: Unveiling The Connections Between Poetry and Heroic Fiction

By Victor D. Infante It seems, these days, we are awash in the heroic fantasy adventures of the late 19th and early 20th centuries; the iconic heroes and monsters born in the turbulence of the dawn of the modern era … Continue reading

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