Monthly Archives: February 2012

Existential Echoes: Toward a Genealogy of Ideas in Albert Camus’s “The Myth of Sisyphus”

Existential Echoes: Toward a Genealogy of Ideas in Albert Camus’s “The Myth of Sisyphus” by Okla Elliott In the decades since their deaths, much has been made about the rivalry between Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus, but it would be … Continue reading

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My Presidential Endorsement Strategy: Barack Obama, Ron Paul, and the Green Party

My Presidential Endorsement Strategy by Okla Elliott I have an odd dual endorsement this year for President. I am endorsing both Barack Obama and Ron Paul. Wait a minute, you might be saying, how can you endorse two candidates for … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES ON LEAVE

Editor’s Note: This, my beloved weekly poetry series, and I, your faithful editor, are currently on bereavement leave. We shall commune again through poetry on the other side.

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: RICHARD HOFFMAN

INVENTORY By Richard Hoffman What I have given to sorrow, though I have poured out all I am again and again, does not amount to much. One winter’s snows. Two loves I could not welcome. A year of mostly silence. … Continue reading

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War Dead

War Dead by William Trent Pancoast [an excerpt from the novel Wildcat] Milt Jeffers and the gang roamed through the shop hitting E-stops, shouting, and motioning for the men to leave the factory. There was no persuasion needed, although some … Continue reading

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The Itch

The Itch by Miriam N. Kotzin On certain summer afternoons when shadows stretch across the lawn and deer come out—five doe, one fawn— a distant wood thrush pipes his tunes. The deer have come to graze on grass and eat … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: BOBBI LURIE

SLOWLY By Bobbi Lurie (Today’s poem originally appeared in The Medulla Review and appears here today with permission from the poet.) Bobbi Lurie is the author of three poetry collections: Grief Suite, The Book I Never Read, and Letter from … Continue reading

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