Nonfiction from Kristine Langley Mahler

Nonfiction from Kristine Langley Mahler

The Rules (an erasure essay) from The Seventeen Book of Etiquette and Entertaining (1963) .  Good, safe, polite: you know, you remember. You come close. It’s unexpected, it’s dangerous. You want a collision. Hugging is just annoying, failing, blind. Others roar ahead, changed; slower reactions and dawdling is bad, but a last-minute flash of a directional […]

Poetry from Richard Fox

Poetry from Richard Fox

Photo by Gianni Zanato You Followed the Moon on Its Wane or Wax You followed the moon on its wane or wax; stood on the wall of the canyon & waited for your echo to come back. When it did no such thing, you crawled with such care along the ledge. You tended the sheep […]