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Art Poetry

War Stories

“They were given one day to do whatever they wished with the German women and girls.”

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Art Poetry

Communion of saints

“a communion of saints
signs the divorce.”

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Essays Nonfiction Online-Only Prose

Who’s Afraid of ‘Socialism’?

“While plenty of socialists embraced democracy, plenty of capitalists turned to dictatorship.”

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Art Poetry

To All Dog Owners in the Neighborhood

“there might be something to this best-friend stuff.”

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Art Poetry

Such Sweet Thunder

“grabbing from a fight the night before
and carrying it into the next day”

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Art Poetry

Finding Scars

“But I’d rather you find the damage
on your own”

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Poetry

Watching a Train Go By

“rituals whose painted symbols are
smoke swirling”

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Art Poetry

Heed The Warning

“Sad old men were once promising young fools.”

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Online-Only Prose Reviews

Audiobook Roundup: Aesthetics of Anticommunism and Counterrevolution Edition

Peter Berard considers the parallels between le Carre and Ellroy.

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Essays Nonfiction Online-Only Prose

Gentrification Transforming Neighborhoods in Big Texas Cities

“San Antonio has also undergone these changes, but they haven’t been as pronounced.”