Tag Archive: literary

Gary Young

3 Poems The porch light throws shadows on the far side of the canyon. The pickets and posts of the railing cast the bars of an enormous cage, and I can see a giant—dark, featureless—pace between the redwoods and the…
Read more

Tom Whalen

Hero Every hero the writer must approach only approximately. The eyes, for example, must resemble Roman candles, like the eyes of the actors in Wilhelm Meister arriving at night in freight wagons before the castle of a count, as noted…
Read more

Shivani Mehta

the invisible girl can be anything she wants when she doesn’t want to be invisible A snow leopard, a tree, an owl. Her favorite is any winged creature. Bats, dragonflies. The invisible girl senses her mother’s grief at the invisible…
Read more