Poem: Thanks – W.S. Merwin

BY W. S. MERWIN     Listen with the night falling we are saying thank you we are stopping on the bridges to bow from the railings we are running out of the glass rooms with our mouths full of food to look at the sky and say thank you we are standing by the...

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Halloween: Twelve Terrifying Two Sentence Horror Stories

I found a thread on Reddit that asked this question: “What is the best horror story you can come up with in two sentences?” I posted the best ones I found, as well as one more scary tale I created on my own. See if you can figure out which one is mine! With Halloween...

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Review: The Eagle Tree — Donvé Lee

New review of The Eagle Tree from South African writer Donvé Lee. When this tender complex story found me, I was steeped in pandemic misery, lamenting the suicidal trajectory humanity seems intent on following. The Eagle Tree, told in the voice of a fourteen-year-old...

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Poem: New Year (Rosh Hashanah)

Rosh Hashanah - Sept 6 - 8, 2021 new year. Ned Hayes   Rosh Hashanah comes this year on a day of cool wind, a breathtaking portent of winter taking the world, rude lover tossing the sheets away. in autumn the sadness of all things is greatest for now the world...

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Poem: Do You Consider Writing to be Therapeutic?

Andrew Grace After my father died I should have gone to therapy. I tried instead to solve my grief with alcohol and poems. Now I am almost 40 and all I can tell you about grief is that when I found my father on the floor of the machine shed the radio was on and wind...

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