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,...
Ribbon Bound

Ribbon Bound

Ribbon Bound a poem by BRYN HOMUTH | Professor + Poet For a brief time before he passed, my wife’s grandfather lived in a nursing home. I saw this woman among the residents in the lobby one visit, and continued to think of her in the days that followed. I wrote...