All posts tagged "literary issue"

  • The Storms

    by MARTY SOARING EAGLE MARTIN The clouds roll in, the thunder roars, the lightning flashes, the storm clouds release their burden upon all below. It matters not our color, it matters not our race, it matters not...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • Photo Album

    by ALEXANDRIA RUHS This memory, like many others, will fade into a canvas of eternal happiness and carefree laughter that is childhood. But to me, as I look at his smiling face, to me this will be...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • Mania: a poem in five cantos

    by BRIDGET ROBBEN {1} On November 11th, everything turned copper and she came back. I dyed my hair black and took pictures of myself naked for the Internet, and wondered why I ever thought I was okay....

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • That Foreign Land

    by JAMES EL-MALLAKH   That foreign land That land that only exists as a concept in my head. It’s all a dream that I want to wake up into. I want to run my fingers through its...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • A Living Reaction to Hateful Poetry

    ANONYMOUS SUBMISSION               I feel the eyes of Orthodox icons hidden beneath the clutter of this low-slung basement. It’s become our screening room, where I learned to love Seinfeld, and to...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • Funeral of a Friend

    by TYLER MERCER Emily hated the idea of going to a funeral home. It was always so miserable and she preferred to do her grieving alone in the privacy of her home, she wasn’t much for crying...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • A Hard Day’s Work

    by KYRSTIN SUTTON-DAVIS                       I hang up my coat after a long days’ work, turn to the mirror and examine the face looking back at me. Grey...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • New Orleans

    By Lana Highfill– The rag-time music lilts down the cobblestone road and beckons to passers-by. The wafting scents of chicory and powdered sugar form a mystical and delectable cloud around the morning diners seated at the outdoor...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • The Neighbor Girl

    By Genevieve Mills– Sometimes you don’t remember the first time you meet that person. The person. But I do.   I was eight and we had just moved into a new, huge house when our neighbors came...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • I Have Serious Literary Issues

    By Simon Isham– It is with great pleasure that I write that the edition of the paper you are holding in your hands right now is the culmination of months of thought and effort: our first ever...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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