Fall 2016 Archive

Fall 2016 FABRICE POUSSIN Forgotten Vision Visual Arts | Photography EDITOR'S APOLOGIA What is Color? Fall 2016 | Remarks AMITABH VIKRAM DWIVEDI Book-Reading Creative Writing | Poetry PHILIP MARTIN The One Thing Necessary Creative Writing | Short Story MIKE FINLEY...

What is Color?

EDITOR'S APOLOGIA What is Color? Fall 2016 | Remarks WHAT IS COLOR? Is it a mere issue of optics? Is it chemistry, or is it identity? Is it an inheritance of cultural pride, or a debt of historic privilege? Is it an excuse for subordination and recrimination, or an...

The One Thing Necessary

PHILIP MARTIN The One Thing Necessary Creative Writing | Short Story ALEXANDER SANK into the Adirondack chair, and folded his cold hands into the warmth of his torso. His thoughts drifted, as they often did at times like this, to his friends, who were probably...

Irish Weeds: a found poem

MIKE FINLEY Irish Weeds: a found poem Creative Writing | Poetry I found these words on a flyer for a tour guide in Dingle. He made his living showing tourists the flora of the area. The flyer had been left out in the rain, but was still legible. A WEED is a plant in...

Book-Reading

AMITABH VIKRAM DWIVEDI Book-Reading Creative Writing | Poetry WHEN I open a book and readWords do not come to me easily.First, they break into morphemes,and then in syllables. Then the whiteness of the page disappearsAnd blackness comes into being.With a gradual play...

Lost Soul

JOHN TAVARES Lost Soul Creative Writing | Short Story AFTER MIDNIGHT, Carlos walked into the Burger Queen on Yonge Street. The small, downtown fast food establishment sat between a sporting goods store and a porn shop, which, like the restaurant, was open twenty-four...

Another Turn Around

SHELLY SITZER Another Turn Around Creative Writing | Poetry THE carousel horses have slowed, music fadingMusic-box people with frozen expressionsAnxiously wait to be wound.Gone their whirling colors and awkward dance moves. Shimmering figures poised on the...

Forgotten Vision

FABRICE POUSSIN Forgotten Vision Visual Arts | Photography All photographs in this series are the result of an accidental find. While cleaning up an old barn I found an old, broken, dusty window, and decided to experiment and create a forgotten vision. What I wanted...

Sunny Times

DANIEL BARBARE Sunny Times Creative Writing | Poetry  IN the heat of the fallairpicking the bronzeand blackScuppernongsso plentiful,hidden in the leaveslike autumn,such a sweet time atsister's, in a sunny field of cicadas.   Photograph by Elise...

Autumn Sonata

MARILYN JUNE JANSON Autumn Sonata Creative Writing | Poetry EVERY autumn, Mom enjoyed seeing the vibrant green leaves turn to rust, brown, and red. During my childhood, we spent many fall days sitting in the backyard of our house. Shivering in the damp air, I winced...