The Often Too Short, Unpredictable, Yet Glorious Life of An Independent Small Press Magazine By Charles P. Ries When I heard that Linda Aschbrenner, The God Mother of All Wisconsin Poets was stepping down from her beloved Free Verse, I felt like a jilted lover.” Free Verse was one of my first small press dates.Continue reading “God Bless The Small Press”
Lawrence Gladeview 7 inch track 01 throaty conviction vocals track 02 scratch blood guitar track 03 anorexic inked drums track 04 do-it-yourself vinyl.
Fredrick Zydek Sleep Thinking These thoughts live beyond the limits of time and space, know the lyrics of the songs of the tide, the names of all the spirits that live in stones, the outrageous practices of the prince of lost places, and the color midnight made the summer I got my head out ofContinue reading “#89”
Joseph R. Trombatore Sun Table Salvador Dali, 1936 This is scene 19, take 28: All 3 understudies have walked off the set taking the chairs with them for moral support, & a Vitaphone audition. The cocktail glasses have been edgy all day, & on the verge of falling to pieces. The script has been underlined,Continue reading “#88”
F. S. Symons Chain On the mat in her hut Maria caressed her baby girl’s cheeks, and then playfully tickled her, lightly running her fingers behind her ears, and along her neck below her jaw. Squeals of delight from baby, who she kissed and handed to “yaya” – her grandmother – before heading for theContinue reading “#87”