Beautiful Giant

by Margi Prideaux From behind came a sound, swish, phwom, swish, phnom. My heart fluttered inside my chest. Could it be what I had been hoping for since the fir...

Kate Walters

“Kate Walters’ paintings are concerned with the interaction of the animal and human worlds; depicting in raw and graphic immediacy a relationship that is both i...

pig farm

by Gerry Boland a sow stands short-shackled to a concrete floor decked with shit-smelling piss-soaked wooden slats she shifts and struggles wrenches with sumo n...

Recovery

by Michael Engelhard The scene on the highway’s exit ramp caught me off guard. A stout woman, in her sixties perhaps, with glasses and frizzy brown hair, dresse...

POW

by Ian McLachlan Shaking palms snap buzzing machine heart thwack of wheels shouts under red skies; in hiding. Are they born mad? We say they are born mad. They ...

Shelter

by JoeAnn Hart White caps rolled in sideways from the ocean, little waves hello from a storm tossing around in the Bahamas. A chill wind pushed a mist over Port...

Endless

by Lisa Kemmerer Activist-philosopher-professor, Dr. Lisa Kemmerer is the author/editor of nine books, including Eating Earth: Dietary Choice and Environmental ...

Requiem

by Karen Lloyd In the spring I’ll travel to the valley – a witness to the sky-dance of the last Golden Eagle, writing his own elegy across the clouds. Rig...