Synchronized Chaos Magazine – April 2012: Heavy (so to speak)

Synchronized Chaos Magazine – April 2012: Heavy (so to speak) This month’s issue is loaded with poetry, artwork, timely articles, reviews, and more! James Pollard’s dark and figurative artwork is appreciably mysterious. The heat intensifies in Linda Allen’s descriptive poem: Just Another Day in the Life in Oklahoma. In Heavy Red, Neil Ellman interprets the […]

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Poetry by Linda Allen

Just Another Day in the Life in Oklahoma   The grass is high over my ankles in length All the rain last week made the grass sprout like a child all overnight High noon I started to mow Man was that dumb It was a hot Oklahoma day The sun was beating down on me […]

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Poetry by Neil Ellman

Heavy Red (after the painting by Wassily Kandinsky)   Every bubble in the universe every line and arc every wave the sound of mourning and the scent of birth every color has its weight— a molecule of red contains the universe the endless heaviness of sleep. ——————————————————————————– Balancement (after the painting by Wassily Kandinsky)   […]

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Poetry by Janine Canan

Laureates   How about being tapped on the shoulder by a Muse, or dragged by your hair to pen and paper?   What about old-fashioned Inspiration? And leaving those other jottings to the trash bin of the mind?   Teaching writing? Wouldn’t it be better for everyone to read? Aren’t there too many poems   […]

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Poetry by Sam Burks

The Revolution Here we are, twisting our way through the countryside together and we don’t even know each other’s names. She’s my neighbor, a Japanese flower possibly from Seattle, at least that’s what I might have heard from the river of broken tongues, my ears were working at only half capacity. I was using everything […]

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Poetry by Dave Douglas

The Hands of Time   The hands of time – With a fist in my face And a grasp at my throat, Trapped in a minute space   The gears unwind – Trapped in a minute space With a grasp at my throat And a fist in my face   Are the hands of time […]

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“Birthday Cake and Baby Teeth” by Monty J. Heying

Birthday Cake and Baby Teeth (Fort Worth, Texas, July, 1963) The doors of the bus knuckle ­inward as it rumbles to a stop at the curb in front of the children’s home. In quick jerky movements Matt scrambles up, drops in two dimes and takes a transfer as the bus spews a burst of air […]

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Interview with Artist Marc Gosselin

[Article/Interview by George Teseleanu]   ARTIST MARC GOSSELIN   Full name: Marc Joseph Gosselin Date of birth: May 6, 1967 What is your current location? Toronto, Ontario, Canada Tell us a little about the art styles that you use. Due to the fact I’m a medical and scientific illustrator I deal with high realism. Since […]

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Laura Weinbach of Foxtails Brigade

[Article by Jaylan Salah] Ever since they started making music in 2006, the Foxtails Brigade have created their own individual style as an acoustic band emerging from the crowded streets of San Francisco. Founded by Laura Weinbach, Foxtails is a band with a voice, combining string-heavy folk with chamber pop, accompanied by the angelic, deep […]

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