By Liam De Brùn When I was 17 I thought about saying goodbye forever. The world was moving too fast for my young mind to process. People who I expected to stay forever fled as they pleased. There was no pause button. No matter how defeated I felt. The world kept moving. Too scared to ask for help. I retreated into my thoughts … [Read more...] about The Night Cinema Changed Me.
By Libby Falk Jones Visiting Lecturer, English/Berea College, Kentucky USA After Nazim Hikmet, Turkish poet exiled from his beloved homeland I didn’t know I loved rain, yes, rain misting my face, droplets catching in my eyelashes and the thick hard rain seen from my window, my rainpants and boots worth their weight when it’s time for … [Read more...] about Things I Didn’t Know I Loved: Ireland
By Paul O’Malley They cut the hooves off of me and Sent me off on a merciless gallop, Scurrying across the Burren Or some tragic pointed land mass. No windows, only curtains. No chances, only burdens. Indeed, no chance for no young soul To stand up and be so bold. Only the cold, cold grip Of an unwelcome … [Read more...] about Creative Corner: Landscape
By Nithu Krish Why do we feel? In this thing called life, We have only one option To Feel And that means, every moment, Whether happy or sad, Has to be felt If we had the choice, To not feel things, Would we still be the same? … [Read more...] about Creative Corner: TO FEEL OR NOT TO FEEL
By Paul O’Malley This feeling has buried itself, Quite the fragmentation mine, And here I come strutting out, From beyond the trenches line. Picture please Theresa May, Strolling strangely on the stage. It pains me and I hate to relate But Theresa, both our plans blew up in our face. Forgive me dear listener, For I … [Read more...] about Creative Corner: March 29th