Outside is the rain half the world waits for as much as we hate it at times; it gives us whatever we can gather from the energy that is frozen and makes up the world I swore I’d never live in. But like everything else it passes on its way to teaching me which way […]
BARRY SILESKY was the editor of Another Chicago Magazine for over twenty years. He has published two biographies, for John Gardner and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and three books of poetry. He taught poetry writing at Loyola University and the School of the Art Institute in Chicago. He lives in Chicago with his wife fiction writer Sharon Solwitz.
Spring Time Dream
by Barry Silesky
It’s getting worse than I thought it would, as I fade into the old man with the cane and bedroom slippers. This one is stuck in the history he can’t let go, while trying to clear the streets in the city he’s still lost in. I’ve spent my life imagining the next city or the […]