Issue 6: 5 Jan 2017

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Divided We Stand

By | 2017-02-23T18:51:28+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Categories: Issue 6: 5 Jan 2017|Tags: , , |

  By Janice Grinsell Pastel drawing on paper/ iphoneography composite. Artist's statement "Divided We Stand" was born on election night when the sea of red pushed into a nauseous realization that Trump would be ... Janice Grinsell is a multidisciplinary artist fascinated with the exploration and combination of media. She has a vast portfolio that includes [...]

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A Prose Poem by Alina Stefanescu

By | 2017-02-23T18:52:46+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Categories: Issue 6: 5 Jan 2017|Tags: , , |

When You Send an Email Asking for Money to Support That Mission Bringing Jesus to Romania I was born in a land wiped clean from the maps, a place you associate with AIDS-stricken orphans, tucked into Balkans, needing your bibles. Idiots needing salvation. Peasants needing administrations of missionary impulse. Come clear-cut this culture. Plant a flag. [...]

The Prescription

By | 2017-02-23T18:55:18+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Categories: Issue 6: 5 Jan 2017|Tags: , , |

By Carolyn Ziel My friend Jill posted a picture of Steve Bannon on Facebook with his quote, “Birth control makes women unattractive and crazy.” Jill’s comment was “Oh my God! Oh my God! Oh my God!” My response was “hash tag medical marijuana.” I was kidding when I wrote it. But on Tuesday afternoon at 4:30, [...]

Gentle Bones

By | 2017-02-23T18:57:28+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Categories: Issue 6: 5 Jan 2017|Tags: , , |

By Suzanne O'Connell I. Darkness is upon us all. The old tree kneels like always to sip from the water. Poison pen letters were returned for insufficient postage. Girls wear safety pins and march in the street. The house is dark. The dachshund-shaped lamp, is steadfast, sitting in its halo of light. II. Darkness is upon [...]

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President Truman calls on all liberals and progressives

By | 2017-02-23T19:13:31+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Categories: Issue 6: 5 Jan 2017|Tags: , , |

Address in St. Paul at the Municipal Auditorium. October 13, 1948, worth revisiting today Mr. Mayor, and fellow Democrats of Minnesota: Tonight, I pay tribute to the liberal spirit of the people of Minnesota—in the cities, on the farms, in the forests, and in the iron country of this great State. In this center of practical [...]

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