Gabriela De Paz's flower paintings are portraits of emotions and a homage to the perpetual flux of the human condition.
BY VINCENT PUZICK I remember the smell of toast. I was in the middle of my morning minutes of Transcendental Meditation when my mother got home from her graveyard shift at the hospital.
Brandon McQuade's poem, 'Two Whiskies', is a melancholy narrative of the author's dream of a late friend.
"From the earliest times, human civilization has been no more than a strange luminescence growing more intense by the hour, of which no one can say when it will begin wane and when it will fade away."
'Happenstance' by Samara Landau is a work of complexity, pattern, and rhythm, set around fate, coincidence, and loss.
Kelly Joslyn's quiet and simple poem Before the Hunt is a childhood reminiscence of her father. The child's early-morning attentiveness to her father extends to the dim lighting and the smell of the tangerine, like looking at an old Polaroid of something from childhood.
M. Christine Benner Dixon's poem is an intimate portrait of her father, remembered from childhood.
BY KENT JACOBSON A baseball field was a sanctuary for a small community of boys who were surrounded by angry fathers they were too young to understand.
Amanda Smith-Hatch's Redemption is an attempt to capture the profundity hidden within a seemingly banal moment in time.
Todd Williams wrote this poem shortly after the death of his father, having gone through his clothes and belongings.