Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan
28

Deep freeze

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This week the weather is miserably cold in Chicago. Schools and businesses are closed. Anyone who can hibernate is hibernating. I am happy to feature photographs by a new contributor: Kevin Nance. If you recognize his name, it may be because you read his reviews in the Chicago Tribune, or his contributions to Poets & …

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Jan
28

Glimpse of Solace: Kevin Nance

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  Kevin Nance is a Chicago-based art photographer, photojournalist and freelance writer. His work appears in the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago-Sun-Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Poets & Writers Magazine and other publications. You can follow him on Twitter at @kevinnance1 or visit his photo blog at kevinnance.tumblr.com.  

Jan
28

Laura Rodley “Given”

Given   I was given these two hands, these two feet; I was given them without asking and they are mine. With my feet on your body I do walk on frozen ground where coyotes step, fishers, raccoons, and quail. With my breath I inhale your sweet liquor, the cold snap of four degrees; how …

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Jan
21

Rochelle Distelheim “The Kiss-Me-Quick”

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The Kiss-Me-Quick I visited my friend and we talked about shoes instead of about dying. I wanted to talk about dying, but she’s the one who’s dying and she wanted to talk about shoes. We looked at the three shoe boxes lined up on the carpet next to the couch where she was. The boxes …

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