Issue 29: 15 June 2017

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Inaugural Bird Omens

By | 2017-06-15T12:01:59+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Issue 29: 15 June 2017|Tags: , , |

By Annie Connole inauguration (n.) 1560s, from French inauguration “installation, consecration,” and directly from Late Latin inaugurationem (nominative inauguratio) “consecration,” presumably originally “installment under good omens;” noun of action from past participle stem of inaugurare “take omens from the flight of birds; consecrate of install when omens are favorable,” from in- “on, in” (see in- (2)) [...]

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Night Falls Before Morning

By | 2017-06-14T16:17:04+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Issue 29: 15 June 2017|Tags: , |

By Erica Gerald Mason On Sunday night I began to read news on my phone, after an afternoon spent fighting a chest cold and watching old episodes of new television shows. I scanned three headlines with escalating alarm and concern, turned the phone off, and returned to the glow of the larger screen. Blinking away outrage like [...]

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Inaugural Haiku

By | 2017-06-14T14:10:08+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Issue 29: 15 June 2017|Tags: , |

By Carla Drysdale Damp Geneva seeps into our cold feet marching to protect women. Stone sky tablet for black calligraphy of trees writing history. The new president says he’ll get rid of columns when building new rooms. The new president says he’ll protect you from them and then the rain falls. The president’s mouth puckers when he [...]

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Moscow Mule Recipe

By | 2017-06-14T16:11:07+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Issue 29: 15 June 2017|Tags: , |

By Neleigh Olson   Ingredients yellow hair golden showers systemic misogyny an angry base James Bond villains (Russian) Twitter account Directions First, respond bigly, and I mean in a number one way, a terrific way, with the best words, to the number one tricky to our great nation. DO NOT COMPLETE SENTENCES. Keep one foreign friend [...]

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