Archive for Issue 6

Unknown Mission by Kristin L. Wolfe

Unknown Mission by Kristin L. Wolfe

Missions shrouded by the dirt of truths Release the willing To coordinates unfettered by civil arms They are mired by pitch A pitch only lit by orders A pitch only lit by unmarked boots Shoulder to shoulder the willing tramp they blend, they propel They…

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Dakota by Courtney Agnello

Dakota by Courtney Agnello

It was raining. Soft, tiny drops misted down from the sky. They settled on the shoulders of his black t-shirt, his eyelashes and the tips of his hair. He paced the length of the grave. Heel-to-toe, back and forth across the damp earth. The shovel…

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Two Cartoons  by Amber Ross and Samantha Gear, written by Edwin Rivera

Two Cartoons by Amber Ross and Samantha Gear, written by Edwin Rivera

  The Bear Cartoon: Drawing by Amber Ross, Written by Edwin Rivera Executioner: Drawing by Samantha Gear, Written by Edwin Rivera

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Sydney Kaye

Sydney Kaye

  Sydney Kaye’s photographs are a beautiful mystery to me. I don’t confess to fully understanding the spontaneous drama, the break-apart abstraction, the tragedy of orbital smash; and to put a concrete name to the elements would be to debauch the artist’s work. I prefer…

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Gabriel’s Revelation (Scene From A Feature Screenplay) by Luis Cordoba

Gabriel’s Revelation (Scene From A Feature Screenplay) by Luis Cordoba

CUT IN: A BLACK AND WHITE TELEVISION SCREEN shows an overflowing crowd of frantic MEN and WOMEN falling off a rocky cliff and into a roaring SEA OF FLAMES. INT. OFFICE Covering an entire wall, A VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM depicts different angles of people being…

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The Pines by Kyriakina Valavanis

The Pines by Kyriakina Valavanis

“She’s missing!” I yelled to a group of neighborhood kids playing in the park near the pine forest. “Have you seen my sister? I can’t find her!” I cried again to the disinterested children who were in the middle of a rudimentary version of baseball….

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From <i>Jeanne Dielman</i> to <i>No Home Movie</i>: Requiem For A Mother by Etna Ozbek

From Jeanne Dielman to No Home Movie: Requiem For A Mother by Etna Ozbek

Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brusselsis a glorious requiem for many women. In its 3h45m running time we witness three days of Jeanne, a housekeeper, a widowed mother, and a daytime prostitute. Her days consist of cooking, cleaning, making the beds and unmaking the…

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On Top Of Melancholy by Jonathan Hedegaard

On Top Of Melancholy by Jonathan Hedegaard

And there he walks. Melancholy. With happiness’ little round hand in his palm, comfortably surrounded by the big branchy fingers. For those who thought the two of them didn’t hang out with each other, look out in the streets and see them walking together hand…

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What Happened To The American Dream? by Hanna El Alfi

What Happened To The American Dream? by Hanna El Alfi

When I moved to America in the fall of 2015, I was filled with excitement, hope and utmost gratitude for being one of the members of the global international community fortunate enough to study abroad in the so called “ land of the free and…

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On Going  Home Every Day by Janet Paik

On Going  Home Every Day by Janet Paik

“Home” becomes a different person in the morning, noon, and night. In the morning they’re familiar and pleasant. I remember my mother’s daily routine: wake me up, make breakfast, eat, and watch TV until she has to go to work. My dad is the same,…

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