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Eat Your Heart Out – by MJ McGinn

Hope is what makes your bones ache when rain falls in the spring. Those cracks in your vertebrae the only remnants of your D1 dreams. Hope is why it bites like an alligator when you...

Soul Connections

There is a certain feeling I get when I look into a person's eyes and see immediately the depth of their soul. It is peaceful and inviting and the eyes truly are the windows...

Ocean View, Monday, October 11, 2010

Ocean View Monday, October 11, 2010 By Jude Rittenhouse Late today, light’s long fingers—penetrating a wicker chair—made a short-lived lace on a forest green cushion: a briefly flickering legend that will never be precisely repeated and will...

How I Met My Brother at an Interfaith Conference

I was volunteering at the registration table for an interfaith conference where I would be leading a workshop.  The conference organizers had generously offered workshop leaders the opportunity to display educational materials, and my...
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Excerpt from The Keenaghan Koans by Paul Muldoon

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2021 issue. Subscribe today or purchase the single issue in digital format to read the rest of Paul’s poem and the entire issue. Caonach is the Irish term...

Saga of a dropout doper

At the age of 15 I decided I was going to be a writer. I loved books, and writing them seemed to be the greatest thing in the world to do. Now after eight...

Realisation and Communication with the Self

Humanity has evolved . . . and in keeping with GOD's Immutable Law . . . Consciousness now is the Totality of its Creation expressing itself in the creation, the homo-sapiens as the most...

e.e. cummings and the Easter Season

e.e. cummings is one of my favorite poets – most people recognize him for his refusal to capitalize, his odd punctuation, his unorthodox use of space, and his inventive diction. M. L. Rosenthal wrote in...

A blank canvas

It can be a bit intimidating to get started. That may be true in whatever it is that you’re doing, but especially if you’re creating art. That blank canvas… So much possibility. Possibility — or pressure? Depends on...
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Excerpt from Mother of Moses by Carine Topal

This poem appears in our Fall 2015 Print Issue. Download the entire issue in digital format. If you would like to purchase this issue in print, please complete this form and specify you want the 2015 issue. We are...