Monthly Archives: August 2016


THE NATURE OF THINGS By Janet R. Kirchheimer I was eleven the spring my father singed his eyebrows off while burning down pear trees. Anne Carson says dirt is a minor thing. This is not true. Perhaps she has not … Continue reading

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Standing on Z: An Interview with and Three Poems by Stuart Dischell

Okla Elliott: I notice that several poems in Standing on Z make use of repetition and that the repetition is often of a word that is generally considered negative—e.g., “forget” in “Questions for the Mariner” and “dead” in “Threnody.” Would … Continue reading

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Killing Time

Killing Time by Jonathan K. Rice I watch the traffic reduced from four lanes to two. The far lanes are scraped and rough lined with orange cones splattered with tar. A work crew in hard hats and fluorescent yellow vests … Continue reading

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God: Both Source and River

God: Both Source and River  by Karen Craigo   If you’ve ever sat in a quiet room—if you’ve closed your eyes, stilled your breath, and thought you heard the rush of your own blood coursing through your frame—I think it … Continue reading

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