Poem: In Memoriam, bell hooks

Poem: In Memoriam, bell hooks

bell hooks (Sept 25,1952-Dec 15,2021) It is poetry that changes everything. — from bell hooks’ Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood   in love there are no closed doors each threshold an invitation to cross take hold take heart and enter here at this point...
Poem: Thanks – W.S. Merwin

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...
Review: The Eagle Tree — Donvé Lee

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...
Poem: New Year (Rosh Hashanah)

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...