Issue 2

“And that is how I’ve survived: / how the hole / I carefully tended / in the garden / of my heart / grew a heart / to fill it.”

“Desire,” Alice Walker

Guilt and the Grave

Guilt and the Grave

Book Review Gradle Bird J.C Sasser Koehler Books, 2017 “What better theater for grand, cathartic gestures of national atonement than the South, where guilt is as indigenous as Scarlett O’Hara and pecan pie?” Diane McWhorter implores in her New York Times...
“Nevermore” & “The Bar Is a Church”

“Nevermore” & “The Bar Is a Church”

Nevermore (on Autumn) The deep, forested scent Of Autumn with her rich eyes – Pits of red dirt freshly dampened By an evening rain – Fills the room like the dancing smoke Of incense whisping in a rain-touched breeze Quiet like mist Transforming to frost...
Refuge in Ruins

Refuge in Ruins

For a man’s home is his castle, and each man’s home is the safest refuge. Sir Edward Coke   These photos were taken throughout Metro Atlanta from 2012-2013 portraying the devastating effect the Great Recession had on family life in America.   A flood of development...