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January 15, 2020

A RED TO RUIN 

found poems* & art 

by 

Stuart Buck 

some dreadful bodies/our disaster at the seashore

the emperor continued singing

until he had finished his song

it is likely that we’re caught

and that all of us will die

things left behind

prevailing winds in Campania

remnants o...

January 11, 2020

Slayerhood & Sacrifice: Vanessa Maki speaking about her upcoming release ‘the chosen one’ (Animal Heart Press)

I’m speaking today with Elisabeth Horan, Founding Editor of Animal Heart Press and the poet Vanessa Maki, who is releasing her first print poetry collection ‘t...

"Smoking with Ghosts in the Rain"

pastel by Jacob Browne

*artist statement & bio below*

* * * 

Ramblings of a Ghost

creative nonfiction by Michael Hendricks

My best friend spends his days rotting in a forest somewhere in Northern Ireland. “It’s home,” his husband says, rolli...

December 31, 2019

RHYTHM & BONES PRESS

REFLECTING ON A YEAR OF BEAUTIFUL ART,

ANTICIPATING THE YEAR AHEAD

The end of the year always offers a time of reflection for everyone. All we have accomplished, maybe things we wish we hadn’t accomplished, goals we set for ourselves that we achieved...

November 24, 2019

 Cover Art by Stuart Buck 

Issue 6: Love 

Letter from the Editor*

Tianna G. Hansen

"The Best Kind of Crabs"

Carly Madison Taylor

"Intimacy with White Snake"

Ellen Huang


"Healing", "Possessed",

"Woman as Anchor, Taken for Granted"*

Ceinwen E Cariad Haydon

"catharsis"

Salam Wo...

November 24, 2019

Photo by Gean Montoya on Unsplash 

“Does She Ask Who I Am?” 

I know my place

Keep me centered

and I’ll make this

ledge a home

Okay?

I don’t need half

Just a taste

You will belong

in everything I know

Painted with care

Flat and

unassuming

Always colorful

You see yourself

I se...

November 24, 2019

Joining us today to share about her writing and her own editorial business is Raven Eckman, founder of A New Look on Books

1. Thank you for joining us, Raven. Tell us a little about you and your background, how you got into writing and editing.

In truth I hated reading...

November 24, 2019

Photo by Marc-Olivier Jodoin on Unsplash 

CALL IT WHAT YOU WILL 


 

When you suggested that we speak to each other 

exclusively in verse and prose, 

I did not tell you that I only saved poetry 

for the things I was scared to say. 

I just said I could spend years 

cha...

November 24, 2019

Photo by Colton Kresser on Unsplash 

I WROTE NOTHING FOR DAYS

Trying to find emptiness

in a tall glass of midnight madness.

My thoughts on the slow, dark time

of your words.

Open up your closed book

eat the crumbs of cake off my hand.

I fed the wrong man

old tatt...

November 24, 2019

Photo by Sharon Pittaway on Unsplash 

Dear Love, 

I was expected to expose myself.

Instead, I checked the weather forecast –

Leipzig is cold today, a hint of frost

hangs above the park,

each blade of grass tipped white.

Beneath the bridge, that favourite drinking sp...

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