Photography © Ira Joel Haber

Poem by Frances Donovan


  For Beth with the Golden Hair I am a weaker version of you you are a stronger version of me you said as you did not grind the gears as you pushed it into fifth moving the stick with the smooth motions of unconsciousness From the sooty depths of our tiny city from the…

Photography © TJ Edson

Poem by Jean-Michel A. Hatton


  the danseuse (Degas). She whirls! the ballerina, alight & thin as a bird’s song disrobed from its sound. The ballerina, she twirls the air around her fingers in ribbons of ivory where, as they unfurl into the eyes like budding flowers, the heart blossoms & scars. She leaps! the ballerina, alight with the trickle…

Photography © Allison Goldin

Poem by Bruce Wise


  An Earthquake Near the Town of Liberty by Ubs Reece Idwal A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rumbled underneath the Cascade Mountain Range in Washington, at 1:04, on February 18, 2015, just northeast of the town of Cle Elum and northwest of Ellensburg, near Liberty, where th’ actual ground shaking was no more than sixty microns,…