Contemporary Art & Poetry | est. 2017
Poetry: Joe Bolton • Susan O’Dell Underwood • Mary Ardery • K.E. Ogden • Elisabeth Murawski • Bill O’Connell • Deborah Schwartz • Roy Bentley • Laura Ohlmann • Emily Kingery • Tony Hamilton • Kimberly Kralowec • Lina Marino • Charles Kell • Forrest Rapier.
Visual Art: Lee Miller • Toti O’Brien • GJ Gillespie • Dréa Collage.
"That magic hour in the movies when even what doesn’t happen is narrative enough, and the sea, reduced to a source of beautiful longing, darkens, and makes a minor music."
Susan O’Dell Underwood
"Isn’t this dinosaur weather? The cicadas are ratchet-jawing, a serenade ugly in its devotion to beauty. They are finding one another. They are singing hymns to their brief infinity, monotone on and on into the universe, the sound of praising the universe."
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by Allan Peterson
“Peterson’s fifth collection, with its shorter, often sonnet-sized work, makes a fine introduction to his style, in which minute observations unfold into good advice about an intricate, interdependent, imperiled natural world.” ~ Publisher’s Weekly
PUSHCART PRIZE WINNER
“A few rungs from the top
of the hayloft ladder, my cousin
spreads his thin arms wide
and falls like a sparrow hawk
through invisible time. . . .”
“Cold morning, even sunlight— from “November” by Maria Berardi
Earth has borrowed the moon’s pallor,
certain, pure . . .”