Tags » ~Issue 3

My Former Student Played Donalbain in Ethan Hawke's Broadway Macbeth That Was Buried By The Critics - James Penha

In a bloody kingdom, it was safer to be Donalbain,
with nothing to inherit and little to say, than to play the fool
or the monarch. 173 more words

Poetry

Deep Sea Diver - Carol Kanter

In wet suit, mask, fins, I shoulder on vest, tank,
add weights to counter buoyancy and, regulator in mouth,
roll backward over the dive boat’s gunwale… 215 more words

Poetry

Elegy For Edith - Margo Feeley

When we were living in Madison, I spent most of the late seventies pulling snow boots off my son Jacob. When he was about four, he looked and said, “Do you love me or do you not?” I was about to answer when he continued, “You told me once but I forgot.” He pointed out, “It’s not a question, it’s a poem.” 5,099 more words

Issue 3

Rusk biscuits in the son - Vikrant Sunderlal Chandel

well known in panic wishbones in crisis
do i miss you or what you provided
fighting the self-defeating urge to reach a conclusion
unfortunately or not we will… 111 more words

Poetry

Gardens - Toti O'Brien

In the country estate where I was raised, a remote corner was named ‘the three gardens’. ‘Upper’, ‘under’, and ‘under-under’, they led into each other like Russian dolls—no independent access was there for second and third. 555 more words

Issue 3

Buried in Tehran - Sasan N. Chegini

Artist’s Note: This photo was captured in October 2016 in the bustling Grand Bazaar of Tehran, nested in the heart of the city.

Sasan N. Chegini is an Iranian photographer and translator who currently lives in Tehran. 47 more words

Issue 3

skontrum - Małgorzata Skałbania

a library collection control
you cannot
be made to question the wetlands along the river poems
buried
about talking rails
station m
there she was seen reading about a handrail of plush sofas… 121 more words

Poetry