Tag Archives: American Literature

Dolly Floats

  Dolly Floats By Stephen Roger Powers   Dolly Floats               2012 Pigeon Forge raised Dolly up on eagle’s wings, and she flew on those wings of an eagle while the eagle stared down … Continue reading

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Remembering the Great Flood in the Frozen Food Aisle

  Remembering the Great Flood in the Frozen Food Aisle By Ronnie Sirmans   REMEMBERING THE GREAT FLOOD IN THE FROZEN FOOD AISLE 0 g. Zero grams: No trans fats, according to the big numeral and letter on the label. … Continue reading

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Creatures of Our Better Nature

  Creatures of Our Better Nature By John Dorsey   Creatures of Our Better Nature as i stop to watch the gossip of a bluebird through a dirty glass window i think it is november & i’m sipping champagne on … Continue reading

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2018: A Year in Poetry

. 2018: A Year in Poetry By Chase Dimock   In 2018, As It Ought To Be proudly to featured astounding work by many brilliant poets. As the Managing Editor, I can say that my favorite part of the job … Continue reading

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Small Gifts

– Small Gifts By Steve Cushman   Small Gifts She held the ball of dryer lint out for me said this will help you start a fire.  It was the night before my first camping trip with my son’s Boy Scout … Continue reading

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First-Hand Accounts From Made-Up Places: An Interview With Poet Mike James

First-Hand Accounts From Made-Up Places: An Interview With Poet Mike James By Chase Dimock … When you read Mike James’ new book of poetry, you realize that the contradiction in the title is the intersection where his creativity dwells. For … Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain Crosses the River of the Dead

  Anthony Bourdain Crosses the River of the Dead By John Dorsey   Anthony Bourdain Crosses the River of the Dead & there is nothing to eat a mouse carrying a ham sandwich died in the corner of the room … Continue reading

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