Art

The Herd vs. a Member of the Herd – Osbie Feel

What do you do for a living? 
-I asked.

“What We do, and then We do what We like!”

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Art

Sacraments – S.M.H.

The Mourning Hour

In the mourning hour
I tossed
in the wracking
of nightmare
I turned
in the confusion
of sleep
I chattered my teeth
my jaw became sore
my jaw grew knots
thick as ship rope

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Reviews

The Magically Shrinking Palestinians or Know Before Whom You Stand: My Review of Hesh Kestin’s The Siege of Tel Aviv – Fawzy Zablah

Cancel culture got Hesh Kestin’s new novel, The Siege of Tel Aviv, dropped by its publisher Dzanc Books. The pointless twitter drama made me want to read it, because anyone that tries to ban a book they haven’t read is an idiot. So-called ‘woke’ folk on twitter were calling for a boycott just based on the description of the book and the first 100 pages, accusing it of Islamophobia.

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Art

Headfirst – Chuck Harp

Jamming pipes between gears,
stopping the presses.
No messages leaking through,
no crucial headlines for the head.
Misery infecting the membrane,
polluting the pools of thought.
The pink goo running loose.
An oil baron drilling to my center
draining what’s left of my brain.
Slowing
down
the synapse
as I
run in
to a syringe.
Autopilot with a burning engine,

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