Habitation of the Human Voice By Michael T. Young

Michael T. Young’s beautiful literary and political essay on the human voice, in the full meaning of that word. Habitation of the Human Voice By Michael T. Young In the wake of Trump’s election, there is a growing claustrophobia about the world. The streets feel narrower, the air harder to draw into the lungs. What … More Habitation of the Human Voice By Michael T. Young

Dragging While Pain Drags Us. Poem by James Cervantes

Art by Selwyn Rodda, I hear Russian Winters are harsh Surrender by James Cervantes Just shadow-dragging while pain drags us October into November. Following advice, we picture ourselves nimble, bend easily to collect wrapping paper, sparkle in sunlight, and hum along. We lend body heat to our cats, fog the windows. We play in the … More Dragging While Pain Drags Us. Poem by James Cervantes

Before You Know It, And Then After. Poem by Halvard Johnson

Art by Rodda Selwyn, When shall we set sail for happiness Before You Know It, And Then After During the intermission, Duchamp and Man Ray try out some of the songs they heard in the first act. They get a standing ovation from the six or seven people who have not gone out for a … More Before You Know It, And Then After. Poem by Halvard Johnson