We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. -Oscar Wilde It was the habitat of ghosts, and a black suitcase stenciled AKC for my mother, Anne Kobrinsky Cohen, who is a spirit now. There was writing on the walls, some ours, some scrawled before our parents ever […]
Charlene Fix, Emeritus Professor, English, Columbus College of Art and Design, authored Mischief (Pudding House 2002), Flowering Bruno: A Dography (XOXOX Press 2006), Greatest Hits (Kattywompus 2012), Harpo Marx as Trickster (McFarland 2013), Frankenstein’s Flowers (CW Books 2014), Taking a Walk in My Animal Hat (Bottom Dog 2018), and Jewgirl (forthcoming, Eyewear 2021). She co-Hospital Poets under The Ohio State University Medicine and the Arts, and is an activist for peace and social justice.
Reading an article with a chunk missing, chewed by the dog, is a little like going to the bathroom during a movie, then returning to your seat relieved, or your child relieved, a portion missing now forever from the story. The thread of discourse severed and randomly spliced, you may as well build a […]