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Feature: Two Poems by Kristina Naso; Eight Drawings by Mo Costello

Feature: Two Poems by Kristina Naso; Eight Drawings by Mo Costello                                  Kristina Naso       the dogs come running but we’re lucky we’re wearing jackets strong enough  their teeth ...

Feature: Four Poems by Leah Dawson and Five Works by Clare Koury

Feature: Four Poems by Leah Dawson and Five Works by Clare Koury    Leah Dawson     Last Call   I prayed as I do every night by yoking  flame to spliff against a bathtub claw. Lord oh  Lord please let my brain dry  out. Smooth as silk against my ear drums, which aren’t sharp  in the ...

Two Poems by Nicholas Goodly, Five Drawings by Jonathan Adams

Two Poems by Nicholas Goodly, Five Drawings by Jonathan Adams        Nicholas Goodly   Angel Number 22   you are running black blood you lack the blunt weight of anyone you run through the rug and ruin it you know love by running your fingers through it you forgot what black ...

Signifying Nothing

Signifying NothingBy Audrey Molloy         Only in its ideally lifeless, empty, windswept plains is the life of abstract thought possible. Only there does a mind closed on itself open unto the world, recognize itself in the harshest ...

What’s It Worth To Ya?…

What’s It Worth To Ya?…By Lawrence Jasud       …is a question that hangs over every conversation, negotiation, lecture, opening and artist’s talk in the art world. In the larger context, money has become the unmentioned guest in almost every human ...

Touch Magic: Secret love of machine girl

Touch Magic: Secret love of machine girlBy Yutong Liu   To the machines and devices who stay with me during this isolation time period.         When you sit in front of screen, You become me. When you touch me, On the screen, Click the mouse, Type the ...

Silent Walls

Silent WallsBy Christine Bespalec-Davis She/Her         I last saw my students in March, the week before the the city of Chattanooga and Walker State Prison – where for the past two years I have worked as a volunteer on behalf of ...

I Want To Remember You. Art in Paying Attention.

I Want To Remember You. Art in Paying Attention.By Conner Delgado       I started this in February. It was going to be about the last pre-pandemic art crawl in Nashville. I’m writing this in July now. My family was almost homeless last month and now we’re living in a house with ...

A love letter to myself from 2026 / a love letter from myself in 2026

A love letter to myself from 2026 / a love letter from myself in 2026By Liz Clayton Scofield         Dear –   Hi! I’m writing you from the place you’ve been yearning for. I’ve included a map for your reference, some kind of guide to arrive at this Possible-Future. I know from ...