Poetry By Christopher Bernard

The Drunken Philosopher By Christopher Bernard   I drink to the moon staring up at me from the face in the puddle of mud at my feet. And behind the face of the moon reflected in the mud is the entire universe! A haze of little stars salt and peppered in dazzling sparks, infinitely, down […]

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Poetry by Neil Ellman

Departure of a Ghost (watercolor/gouache by Paul Klee)                   The ghost of my other self my inner self, my alter self lives with me, shares my bed, my life as if it were its life a place at my table within my house as if it were […]

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Haiku from Christopher Bernard

Haiku for Adelle by Christopher Bernard Adelle Foley I bend down to pick    up, in the fragrant garden,    a sleek, dark feather.      A fallen glove. A    smell of cloves and grass. Far off,    a small, drunken bell.      If death is sleep, you    are like the little mountain flowers    folding under a vanishing […]

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Poetry from K.C. Fontaine

A Slow Suicide I. the pakistani painter’s studio a shrine to her lost self the finer things glossed resistance depressed days blunted nights II. the darkest corner of her dust-laden studio whisper brighter daysze.

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Poetry by Neil Ellman

Selfinity (Roberto Matta Echaurren, painting)                 Infinity, self the self in infinite shapes of past, present and future selves never quite themselves yet always somehow the same as if the self = mc2 constant, eternal and infinite as if there were only a single time and space in […]

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Kahlil Crawford reviews Lisa Stalvey’s memoir Food, Sex, Wine and Cigars

  A renowned chef, Lisa Stalvey spent the past eighteen years of her life penning her independently published cookbook-to-memoir, Food, Sex, Wine & Cigars. A raw, experiential self-reflection; FSWC, to me, is more than a mere book – it is a Movement. Lisa embodies the literary risk-taking often absent today – a reality she, certainly, can relate to […]

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