Grandeur – By George Angel

    I have lost my dignity. Though my wife mourns it daily, is appalled, I say, "Good riddance!" I sit hunched over and receive the minutes, let...

The Cloak of Invisibility – By Dustin Pickering

  Poets often reflect that poetry emerges from the character of the poet.  As Americans are awash in the forces of contemporary life, there is...

The Newsroom Look – By Rey Armenteros

  I wish I could put neckties in the wash. It is pointless to talk about it now. On a whim, that was exactly what...

How the Yugoslav Wars Shaped a Generation of Writers – By Lidija Dimkovska

“What was happening in Croatia and more generally throughout Yugoslavia was discussed at the university, often in connection with soldiers from the Yugoslav National...

‘Landscape Painted with Tea’ as an Ecological Novel – By Jasmina Mihajlovic

"Suddenly I freeze. I sense, I clearly sense, somebody watching me. Somebody's eyes are fixed upon me. And then I realize that staring out...

Money-Changers in the Temple: Evil Bankers in Literature and Film – By Tim Wenzell

  “I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies” –Thomas Jefferson, in a letter to John Taylor, May 28,...

Corona Virus – What Our Dreams Are Trying To Tell Us

  By Catherine Lieuwen   In the first dream I had, I tested positive for Coronavirus.  Delirious, I woke up and fell to my knees, praying.  I...

When Jean-Paul Sartre Cured Existential Angst with a Jazz Record – By Ted...

  A Look Back at Sartre's Nausea   Philosophers can be incisive storytellers—and have been since the earliest days of the discipline. The most memorable passages in...

Where has all the laughter gone? – By Mitali Chakravarty

  There was a time when limericks and humorous poetry made us laugh, when ‘Laughter is the Best Medicine!’ brought tears of merriment to multiple...

Love in the Time of Covid – By Robin Gregory

         “Magical realism gives a voice to the soul, a language to the heart.” Time is a fickle mistress. Even scientists and philosophers...

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