Night in infinite decline, it doesn’t matter. Stooges club each other for joy, while a scale of ascending bleats weigh the peripheries. From border crossing to interrogation cell, a split hair. I feel the urge to lift this curtain between us with my teeth. I’m a jokester and a terror. To think some agitated dust […]
RON CZERWIEN is the owner of Avol’s, a used and out-of-print bookstore in Madison, WI. His poems have appeared in Alba: A Journal of Short Poetry, Arbor Vitae, After Hours, Hummingbird: Magazine of the Small Poem, Rosebud, Wisconsin Trails Magazine, Wisconsin Academy Review, and online at Moria, Nth Position, Qarrstiluni, Right Hand Pointing, and Shampoo. He also co-hosts the monthly “First Sunday Open Mike Poetry Readings” at The Fountain. “Poem for the Next Stranger I Meet” derives its form, in part, from a poem by Noelle Kocot.
FEATURED ARTIST José Ð Almeida Scenes of Catharsis: A Gallery NONFICTION Bobby Neel Adams The King of Sixth Street Rebecca Cook Yellow Cake Joanna L. Grisham The Stranger Bryan Paiement Reserved for the Son FICTION Tetman Callis Yttat Michelle Davis Broken Jacob Doyle If You Were the Ice Jeff Friedman Seeing Letitia Micah Dean Hicks […]
Issue 6 Fall 2012 BOBBY NEEL ADAMS is a photographer living in New York. After getting picked up by the cops at LaGuardia Airport while he was photographing airplanes he wrote his first story, “How I Spent My Fifty-Third Birthday.” It was published with photo illustrations in DAMn Magazine (Brussels) in 2007. In 2009, Adams suffered two […]