August Issue of Synchronized Chaos

We are pleased to present the August issue of Synchronized Chaos, which features a host of insightful, creative work from an eclectic collection of writers, poets and visual artists. August’s theme can be broadly interpreted as perspective: this month’s contributors draw on their unique perspectives—as visual artists, gardeners, writers, poets, philosophers, and cultural historians. Interpretation […]

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The Pocket Opera + La Vie Parisienne, by Finn Gardiner

At the end of June, I had the opportunity to attend a showing of the Pocket Opera’s performance of Jacques Offenbach’s opera La Vie Parisienne, at the Julia Morgan Theatre in Berkeley. The Pocket Opera is a San Francisco-based opera company specialising in English performances of foreign-language opera. It is the labour of love of […]

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The Art of Ernest Williamson

Click the image to go to the linked gallery. Ernest Williamson III has published poetry and visual art in over 275 national and international online and print journals. He is a self-taught pianist, singer, and painter. His poetry has been nominated three times for the Best of the Net Anthology (http://www.sundresspublications.com/). The poems which were […]

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Art by Anthony May

Click the image to go to the linked gallery. Anthony May’s artist statement: A process is taking place. We are mortal. We will pass on. What then? The creative work I have been doing in the last 5 years has centered almost solely around this narrative. It is rich territory for me, as it allows […]

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PDF Version of SynchChaos

Hello, everyone! I’ve created a PDF version of Synchronized Chaos’s August issue for easy offline reading. I worked on it for a couple hours in Apple Pages to see if it was possible to make a version of the magazine that resembled a print one, so here it is. I hope that you all enjoy […]

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Tanya Egan Gibson’s How to Buy a Love of Reading, by Cristina Deptula

Carley Wells, the teenage protagonist of Tanya Egan Gibson’s debut How to Buy a Love of Reading (HTBALOR), begs her personal, hired novelist Bree McEnroy to drop the metafiction and “just tell her a story.” Already weary of the endless parties and shallow relationships of her wealthy Long Island neighborhood, she finds little comfort from […]

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‘I. NO I’, by Simon Charlton

I.  NO I Some say our perceptions create this teeming reality That all, whether good or ill, is raised at the mind’s command Two flowers enter his mind, Cornflower and Forget-me-Not.  He watches their colours flow across the tight drawn sheet of the sky.  The sheet pulses gently, a shifting of tones and shades, and […]

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