The Last Son of China

April 3, 2011, Ai Weiwei was detained at the Beijing Airport ..……………..hello hello hello…Weiwei…where have you been?…I see you in dreams…bleeding…in the darkness of the sun…79 spots in the...
Review: The Postman

Review: The Postman

Van Gogh. Robots. Buddhism and the Bible. In Mun Dok-su’s long poem, The Postman, these elements, and a variety more, weave together to form a searching narrative­ that addresses some of the largest questions of humanity. What is at the root of war, terror,...

Normal

for Shara McCallum walk long enough with a pebble in your shoe and walking with a pebble becomes normal you no longer notice the discomfort the limp is just another thing to live with pain just another fact of life until someone you haven’t seen for a time asks...

Rubber Dollie

The only permanent thing is the soul,and what has happened to it.Patrick Kavanagh Like a dancer covered in nothingbut white powder, then sponged with course brown makeup;nothing else in plain sight but silver anklets; armsextended to take the tribute of a...

Other Mothers

Their sons who speak of a causeAs if it were their two feetbeneath them. That they could hold an ideaand a weapon at the same time. The way they could fool themselvesInto thinking they were pureAnd righteous, that the great storiesof God or country could keep them...