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Graphics

by featured artist Alexey Adonin A Chick In Search Of A WormMedium: Ballpoint Pen on Paper Drawing is my most time-tested tool of self-expression. For me, drawing is akin to meditation or lucid...

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Nonlinear Dubuque

by featured artist Christopher Paul Brown Untitled, Diesel Fuel TankDigital camera, Photoshop, archival inkjet pigment on Hahnemhule canvas The series Nonlinear Dubuque focuses on the city of...

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Chronicle

by featured artist Olga Nenazhivina New YorkMedium: ink on paper Fish Medium: ink on paper I work in all mediums, but mainly ink and paper. These media are natural materials with live energy....

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Another Word for Gone

Jessica Rapisarda Runner-up for the 2021 Spring Nonfiction Contest It begins, as it always does, with light. At 4:54 a.m., I open my eyes, and a constellation winks to life in my darkened bedroom....

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The Greyhound in Repose

John Dudek It’s true you didn’t do this, didn’t breed in the long limb and overbuilt joints that deny the hardwood any give, that fold the dog like a yarn swift. It was built not for comfort...

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Memories of Ace, in Reverse Chronological Order

Megan Falley VIII. Ace places his hand on the Bible in front of the judge and swears to tell the truth. But Ace is an atheist.  Don’t you have anything more meaningful for him? I want to ask...

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HELLO

Luciana Arbus-Scandiffio With my dress made of picnic blankets I set out for the tundra. I put on my clogs,my suit of gathered hairs. The coins collect in the crags outside and I collect...

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The Light. Breathing

 Gregg Maxwell Parker Winner of the 2021 Spring Fiction Contest Several men bump her as she goes down the steps. Everyone is coming out as she is going in. It is afternoon, people are...

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An Ode Derailed

Cady Favazzo O, Grape-Nuts!                 or more                  truthfully:                                   the store brand:                    ...

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Tire Chains

David Rock Winner of the Greg Grummer 2021 Poetry Contest The friction of experience— a little something heavyto carry around in a pillow case to remind us that our motherembroidered her blossomsat...

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