Lady M by Yusuf Akman

By muttering “the world is a parasomniac stage,” then sleepwalking through it with a dagger, you became this ekphrastic freak, what they call the untranslation of Lady Macbeth. It was one of these Walpurgisnachtsthat you had to wearwashed-up peach colored socksbefore giving a soliloquy behindyour rain dripping marble sill:  “It’s the witching hour,” you said, though it was the hour of the […]

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Poetry and Photography by Nadia Gerassimenko

dolores reads I “silence pausesdifficult experiences.  i betterstep away.” Source:Setoodeh, R. (2020). Kate Winslet on Woody Allen, ‘Wonder Wheel’ and the 20th Anniversary of ‘Titanic’. Retrieved from Variety. dolores reads II “you want a witch-huntwhere every guy is to defend himself.you hope this could be transformed intoyour movie and turn out to betrue.”  Source: Barraclough, L. (2017, October 16). Woody Allen Clarifies […]

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Poetry by Samantha Merz

Pusillanimous I won’t apologize Risking it all Probably sixty mistakes I’ve made so far Asking for vintage photographs since they’re keepsakes Fear of pushing the elevator button for the fourth floor Enchanted with Mexican Fire Opals Magenta moss rose, yellow sun rose, orange rock rose Pale ten o’clock shadow Bright ice plant petals in the […]

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