Pain? Not

Pain? Not

Pain? Not a poem by FABRICE POUSSIN | Professor + Poet   Photo by Simon Buchou SUFFERING in the dolce vita of yesteryear we part the world Gleeful within the pain made like the softest blanket of stars We implode into infinite knowledge to the depths of wisdom Lying...
Dancing in Color

Dancing in Color

Dancing in Color paintings by MARCIA SANTORE | Writer + Artist Near Miss  Why does she have so many legs? Because she needs them. Dancing for joy. 50.5″ x 36″, acrylic paint & paper on loose canvas, hangs from a wooden dowel  Strong Nuclear Force  Joy...
Compline

Compline

Compline a poem by ALICE MILLS | Professor + Writer  This poem was written about the recent death of my grandfather. I am always inspired by my family. Photo by Ant Rozetsky THE volume of my grandfather’s life is closing. He tries to hold open the last leaves of time,...
Hunger

Hunger

Hunger a poem by MARIANNE PEEL | Teacher + Poet  This piece is set during the Great Depression, focusing on what my family experienced, and how they found food, living near a fish camp, down by the river. Photo by Markus Spiske AUNT Dottie tells me of eating raw...
The Lagoon

The Lagoon

The Lagoon a poem by ADRIAN SLONAKER | Copy Editor + Writer  The inspiration for “The Lagoon” came from a small lagoon located in the Chicago suburb of Lombard, Illinois, where I lived for several years. Despite being fairly close to a busy street, the...
Fathoms

Fathoms

Fathoms a painting by MOHAN SUNDARESAN | Handyman + Artist This piece is made from two canvasses, which I colored with acrylic paint. Then, I cut each canvas into shapes and strips, and wove them together around a sphere. The sphere, which is present in all my work,...