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Prose Poem in the Wake of Charlottesville

. Prose Poem in the Wake of Charlottesville By Brett Ashley Kaplan . The forgotten stone memorials awaken and remind us of the confederate glories the ubiquitous cross-hatched flag celebrates slavery repression pain racism is as apple pie as baseball … Continue reading

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Learning from (Illinois) Nazis

  Learning From (Illinois) Nazis By Ezra Claverie In the weeks since a white supremacist in Charlottesville used a car to attack anti-fascists, a lot of people have been posting on Facebook the scene from The Blues Brothers (John Landis, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Author Conversations: Jenny Drai and Elizabeth J. Colen

  JD: Hi Elizabeth! I thought I’d jump right in and say that as I was reading What Weaponry, which you call a novel in prose poems, and The Green Condition, which you call an essay, I started thinking a … Continue reading

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