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Jeri Alexander: Art That Invokes Reaction

Our website header is a photograph from inside Jeri Alexander’s most recent sculpture installation. This collection was more than just a display of sculptures, it was an experience to be entered and interacted with. All kinds of artists, including writers, spend time considering the connection and conversations that their creations will have with the world. …

A Review by Robin Arble

A Good Book of Poems: Leigh Chadwick’s Your Favorite Poet “I write a book of poems. I title it Your Favorite Poet. It is a good book of poems,” begins Your Favorite Poet, Leigh Chadwick’s very, very good debut book of poems. If the self-reflexive title and prologue have momentarily dissuaded you from buying this …

Aubade

J’Sun Howard In response to the prompt “write a poem about being in a graveyard where you find your name on the headstone.” it’s just like my father’s funeral, except the chrysanthemums litter themselves everywhere mocking me. if you’re not crying, you didn’t love him, was the fire on my ears that should’ve burned her …

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