Archives for January 2009

Now and Next

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Issue III: Winter 2010

by Allan Yashin Forget all the warnings and cautions we’re taught to observe It may seem imprudent… but if you’ve got the nerve You can forget the don’t and shouldn’t, better nots and all the rest Imparted upon us by those who think they know best. Be careful! Why bother? I wouldn’t do that if […]

The Jumbling Clutterbug

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Issue III: Winter 2010

by Lorraine B. Theordor I wonder why it’s so difficult to separate what I want to save, what I have to pay and what I must throw away. It may seem strange to some, that no table, shelf or chair is without some sort of jumble. Do I dare use the last refuge, the sanctity […]

Untitled

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Issue III: Winter 2010

by Bob Rosen I asked that you would let us know That when you got there it would be so Terrific to grow a pair of angel wings And all the joy that heaven brings To honest, loyal survivors of your mothering You cajoled and taught and led, not smothering But a role great women […]

Where I’m From

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Issue III: Winter 2010

by Yasuko Nagasawa I am from a monkey or a gorilla. Some people disagree but I agree with Darwin. I am from a grain of rice, A carrot, a pumpkin, an apple and an orange. I am from fresh fish. I am from words. I am still from words. I can’ t finish creating words […]

Peace

This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Issue III: Winter 2010

by Shatina McCall When I think about peace I think about my president being black. Better futures for me and my child. I think about how this world is going to be when I finish the program. Being with my child. Wanting to spend time with her. So she can grow up in a better […]