Issue 20

“Detachment produces a peculiar state of mind. Maybe that’s the worst sentence of all, to be deprived of feeling what a human being ought to be entitled to feel.”

SELF-INTERVIEWS, James Dickey

Bringing Back the Magic

Bringing Back the Magic

Book Review Malak Jenny Sadre-Orafai Platypus Press 2017, 80 pp., available on Kindle A Poetic Reminder of Our Agency Within Nature Depending on perception, a number of worlds exist from one person’s mind to another’s. The translation of nature onto paper, one...
Things Always Happen Suddenly

Things Always Happen Suddenly

Eliot’s father dropped dead of a heart attack while chopping down a huge Douglas fir two days after Thanksgiving. But that wasn’t the problem. Not really. It was more than that. It had to do with his older sister blaming him for it. And his mother. She...
Sheep by Association

Sheep by Association

Luke Blevins, born and raised in Southwest Missouri, consistently felt the social pressure to pursue a heterosexual lifestyle. His work is an attempt to show his perception of the world and how he interacts with it. Autobiographical in origin, Luke’s work...