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The Bridge at Restitution

By on Nov 16, 2020 in Featured, Fiction | Comments Off

True definition is impossible – at least that’s what I’ve heard.  Each pair of eyes defines the world their own way.  To my eyes, it was about Jip and The MC (The Motley Crew).  To others, it was more about “the times.” Some people are tailor-made for the times. All I knew was Jip came to our school. and it seemed he was instantly an important piece of our puzzle; and we were a puzzle. Jip fit us perfectly: the funniest kid anyone had ever seen and a natural-born leader for natural-born followers. Our times?  It was the end of June and the end of a road for...

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Wildflowering

By on Nov 15, 2020 in Featured, Poetry | Comments Off

Pock-marked—yet her face is perfection, (or close enough for the reach of praise) each enlarged pore, pit a star in the banner weaving across sleek cheeks below the hunter eyes that pay no serious attention to past struggles with oil, hormones, and stress, but stake the opposing orbs that must notice the pinprick fields, blooms, before caught above, beyond the necessary...

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Who I Wanted to Be

By on Nov 15, 2020 in Featured, Poetry | Comments Off

Memory arises from a puckered, bent photo of that day. My cousin with her rich, sophisticated family enter our shack, the abomination of my stifled life. We do not have enough chairs. Children are left to stand or crouch near the screen door. I peek through a flimsy curtain hanging as a door to my tiny room, large enough for only a bunk and a box for my folded clothes. My cousin is eighteen. She wears a light blue linen dress with a peter pan collar, ankle socks and saddle shoes. She twists the ringlets at her shoulder. Her lavender scent reaches me as if from another world where I...

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Featured Works: Week of Nov. 9 (Nature)

By on Nov 8, 2020 in Featured | Comments Off

Spending time in nature clears the mind, helps us cope with stress, and is healing for both the body and spirit. If you can’t get outside, though, the next best thing is to check out this week’s offerings, all related to nature. “Clouds” by Michael Brownstein evokes the luminescent colors often glimpsed in the sky.  “These cool green hills” Ayaz Daryl Nielsen subtly depicts morning moments of sunlight and mountains. “Whether or Not” by James B. Nicola takes a big-picture perspective on our relationship with nature. “Entropy 3” and “Entropy 4,” two...

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Entropy 4

By on Nov 8, 2020 in Art/Photography, Featured | Comments Off

  painting/print (6″ x 6″) done on paper with ink, latex and/or acrylic

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Entropy 3

By on Nov 8, 2020 in Art/Photography, Featured | Comments Off

  painting/print (6″ x 6″) on paper with ink, latex and/or acrylic

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