Tags » Undoing

Switching Style and Focus in Writing by James Cihlar, from issue 299.1

The brain is more receptive to ideas at different times. Who’s to say why some concepts stick while others don’t? It must have been in an introductory creative writing class at the University of Iowa where I first interpreted the notion of… 885 more words

North American Review

Control. By Laura Bogart.

image courtesy of Simplereminders.com

Control. By Laura Bogart.

Joy Division was my adolescent love. The wry despondency of Ian Curtis’ lyrics affirmed my teenage suspicions that simply putting one foot in front of the other (as my guidance counselor so helpfully suggested) was a Sisyphean endeavor: “Here are the young men, the weight on their shoulders/Here are the young men, well, where have they been?/We knocked on the doors of Hell’s darker chamber/Pushed to the limit, we dragged ourselves in.” 1,926 more words

Guest Posts


The sun is near to set
the wind is slowly blowing
dancing with my skirt
as my hair moves with it
a tear came to roll… 88 more words


Steps on the Way toward Awakening

1 – Period of Undoing

“First, they must go through what might be called ‘a period of undoing.’ This need not be painful, but it usually is so experienced. 1,305 more words


Doing and Undoing Part 1

It has been a long, very long 2 months… maybe a little bit more.  The work, or as I like to call them assignments, have been more and more daunting.  148 more words