Issue 42: 28 Sep 2017

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The Night Journey

By | 2017-09-26T17:02:34+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Categories: Issue 42: 28 Sep 2017|Tags: , |

By Jonathan May A found poem from: FBI Guantanamo Bay Inquiry // The Night Journey, Sura 17, The Koran // Department of Defense Human Resource Exploitation Training Manual – 1983   The purpose of all coercive techniques is to induce psychological regression in the subject by bringing a superior outside force to bear on his will to [...]

Weathered Reports: Trump Surrogate Quotes From the Underground

By | 2017-09-25T15:53:47+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Categories: Issue 42: 28 Sep 2017|Tags: , , |

Weathered Reports: Trump Surrogate Quotes From the Underground, a chapbook, is my collaboration with fine arts photographer Amy Bassin. I matched quotes from many of history’s most infamous tyrants to Amy’s funereal sculptural portraits to produce spins by DJ Trump surrogates from Genghis Khan to the Koch Brothers. Each [...]

Black Birds

By | 2017-09-26T15:47:49+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Categories: Issue 42: 28 Sep 2017|Tags: , |

By Jennifer Stein Black birds the size I dream dinosaurs would be Cloud-cutting straight flying unflapping arms Like if you asked a kid to draw a bird Who never saw a bird, and threw his bulky crayoned visions to the clouds and here they are in soundless flight. Black birds, black and ominous as octopus ink [...]

On a Side Street in Tehran a Woman Watches the Protest of Neda’s Death

By | 2017-09-26T15:48:39+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Categories: Issue 42: 28 Sep 2017|Tags: , |

By Penny Perry “Make up should be for your husband only,” my mother says in my head. In real life, she is home in her apartment, blowing cool air on her second cup of tea, filling out her grocery list. “You don’t need a clock, you can tell time by the tasks she performs,” my father [...]