Overpass

Synthetic smoke carried up over a concrete river, walking on the bridge overhead, recalling the taste of speed. Passing boats in passing...

Surviving History

Inspired by Tylor, Edward Burnett. “Chapter III: Survival in Culture.” In The Origins of Culture, 70–111. Harper & Brothers Publishers,...

Watercolor Dust

—fell asleep inside a sunlit room; when I woke, it was too dark to leave. —stood and walked, bleary eyed, felt my hand along the wall for...

The Sermon is Never Long

Sometimes I keep the sabbath at church, sometimes I keep it at home. And if I’m going to be perfectly honest, sometimes I don’t keep it...

The Valley of the Shadows

by Jennifer Schmitt Carnell To altar is need re-lented ashes to ashes control repented To altar the kneaded in coals risen then broken...