Presence and Absence

Presence and Absence

Presence and Absence a poem by JEANNE ELLIN | Grandmother + Poet   This a personal exploration of what may be found beyond the limits of physical frailty and material limitations; it is a move into a spiritual dimension from the restrictions of limited mobility and...
By God’s Bones

By God’s Bones

By God’s Bones a poem by ALEXANDER ZITZNER | Student + Writer  Considering the theme of fragility, I was inspired by a quote that my grandmother would tell me during our conversations about religion: “Man needs god because man is weak.” I constantly...
When All Else Fails

When All Else Fails

When All Else Fails a prose poem by MARY ELLEN GAMBUTTI | Gardener + Writer This piece attempts to address my frailties as a sensitive human, and the way I found to cope. It also examines my experience surviving a stroke: the imperfections and moral challenges it...