Category: Arts

Thursday Poem: ‘Ghazal’

The wine-dark pain spills over, in my bed alone.In nighttime stillness is my heart beset…

Tiny Beauty: How I Make Scientific Art From Behind the Microscope

Josie Glausiusz in Nature: Cheese fungus, head lice, human sperm, a bee eye, a microplastic bobble:…

Wednesday Poem: Night, the Poem

If you find your true voice, bring it tothe land of the dead. There is…

Tuesday Poem: Light Can You Hear

Light can you die?We do when our wings touch you.Our ancestors, forefathers diedFathers also die…

Monday Poem: How to Be a Poet

By: Wendell Berry (to remind myself) i Make a place to sit down.Sit down. Be…

Making a Living by Writing is as Rare as Being a Billionaire

Eric Hoel at The Intrinsic Perspective: Imagine that in every business school students were told,…

Music Just Changed Forever

James O’Malley at Persuasion: Imagine if after Oppenheimer successfully detonated the first atomic bomb, the…

Sunday Poem: A Litany For Survival

For those of us who live at the shorelinestanding upon the constant edges of decisioncrucial…

‘In Two Minds’: Callie Siskel Reflects on the Ghost of Her Famous Father

By J. Howard Rosier at Poetry Foundation: The legacy of the deceased may truncate one’s…

The Life and Death of Hollywood

Daniel Bessner at Harper’s Magazine: In 2012, at the age of thirty-two, the writer Alena…

Saturday Poem: To an Unread Poet

I used to read your poemsbut lately you don’t writeyou’re silent and aloofyou know that…

“Silence for Gaza” by Mahmoud Darwish

Khaled Beydoun at Pen > Sword: These are the words of Mahmoud Darwish, the Palestinian…