Issue 7: 12 Jan 2017

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War Dogs #2 by Patrick Brown

By | 2017-02-23T12:31:22+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Categories: Issue 7: 12 Jan 2017|Tags: , , , , |

A profile of the artist   Girl in Blue Artist Patrick Brown is a fairly quiet man—perhaps a bit shy—with a cute laugh, a slight Southern accent, and a gentle sadness that sometimes shades his eyes. It’s a companionable sorrow, though. It reaches into his paintings and says, “It might hurt, but it’s OK [...]

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Reasons to post a photo of a dead child from Aleppo

By | 2017-02-23T12:33:12+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Categories: Issue 7: 12 Jan 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

By Sergio A. Ortiz Omran was a Syrian boy: Our son defeated in front of the sea after chasing the dawn, our little brother cleft by the blows of the crab that was death, nothingness, emptiness, a thick river of icy water. Our child like all other innocent children whom they bombed in Aleppo and are no [...]

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A Century of Chipping at the Ceiling

By | 2017-02-23T12:34:49+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Categories: Issue 7: 12 Jan 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By Robbie Gamble When I was seven years old, my parents escorted me into a room in a retirement home in Carmel, CA, to meet an old friend of the family. She was a slight, elderly woman with a friendly face and a clear strong voice, and she knew how to set a fidgety, slightly precocious [...]

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3 a.m. November 11, 2016 Turtle Cove Cottage Po’ipu, Kaua’i

By | 2017-02-23T12:36:07+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Categories: Issue 7: 12 Jan 2017|Tags: , , , |

By Chris Cummings and David Cummings   *    *    *    *    *    *    *    *    *    *    *    *    *    *    *    *    *    * D: Drain the swamp     he brays   the president-elect     from his gold leaf bedroom     in his gold leaf tower    Drain it he inveighs *    *    *    *    *    *    *    *    *    [...]

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When the New Cabinet Exercises

By | 2017-02-23T12:37:16+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Categories: Issue 7: 12 Jan 2017|Tags: , , , |

By Tricia Knoll   They will be back where the snow falls on camp tents, cookfires and legends of stars so cold you know they froze in the middle of a myth of creation where someone blue lifted up the egg and old women sang the birth song. They will be back when snow is so [...]

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