Monthly Archives: August 2017

Albert Herter @ Koenig & Clinton

Albert Herter, Compound Growth #2, acrylic ink, colored pencil, oil pastel, watercolor, marker on paper, Sheet: 16 x 20 in (40.6 x 50.8 cm), Frame: 19 3/4 x 23 5/8 in (48.3 x 60 cm), 2017. Albert Herter @ Koenig … Continue reading

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Two Poems By Sean Karns

Two Poems By Sean Karns   The Man of Dirt Toils in the Laughter of His Wayward World A long way off, the Man of Dirt heard something. He has been diluted by his design for years. He took a … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: A SOLAR ECLIPSE

A SOLAR ECLIPSE By Ella Wheeler Wilcox In that great journey of the stars through space       About the mighty, all-directing Sun,       The pallid, faithful Moon, has been the one Companion of the Earth. Her tender face, Pale with the swift, … Continue reading

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A Growing Bibliography of Okla Elliott’s Work

Co-founder Okla Elliott served as the managing editor for As It Ought To Be from its inception until his unexpected passing in 2017. We remember Okla as a brilliant writer and an intellectually generous editor who delighted in providing platforms … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: MARIANNE PEEL

In the Afternoon, She Smelled Like the Earth By Marianne Peel Her shoulders were always burned. We had smeared ourselves with baby oil infused with iodine painting our skin a burnt orange deeper than the marigolds planted in a circle … Continue reading

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LEAD

    Lead By Daniel Crocker In a 2016 MSNBC opinion piece,  Hillary Clinton wrote, “Flint isn’t alone. There are a lot more Flints out there — overwhelmingly low-income communities of color where pollution, toxic chemicals and staggering neglect adds … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JANET R. KIRCHHEIMER

Wonder Beans By Janet Kirchheimer My father went each morning to his garden. He taught me to smell the soil to see if it was good, to feel the dirt slide across my hands, to never wear gloves, to stay … Continue reading

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