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Friday Apr 18, 2014
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Featured Contributors Spring/Summer 2014

 

                               

 

                         
                                                  Click on photo to view bio, poetry, etc; 

Top Row: Left to right, Ashley Dioses, Peycho Kanev, Stella Santamaria,
Craig A. Hart, 
Mark Burchard, Venger As'Nas Satanis 

 
Bottom Row: Left to right, G. David Schwartz, Anthony J. Langford, 
Richard Hartwell, Gregory Vincent St. Thomasino



Featured Artist:Tomasz Wieja
 

MANDALAS 
 

 

As random and "illogical" as they are, dreams always refer to the viewer's
hidden world.
Mandalas - ilustrations of dreams – are shortcuts to the
subconscious Self.

 
© Tomasz Wieja, all rights reserved

www.randomdreaming.com

 

Tomasz Wieja is a photo illustrator. His photographs are bridges between
the subconscious and the fgurative.
They serve both as symbol and form.
The Author is strongly infuenced by traditions of surrealism
and psychoanalysis.

 

The Dreaming is the realm of both questions and answers.

Current Issue and Features

Artwork 2014

Spring/Summer 2014 Artists 

Janne Karlson
Rex Sexton 
Tomasz Wieja

Photography 2014

Spring/Summber 2014 Photographers 

Mark Burchard  
Samantha Seto
Shane Armstrong 

Departure
for D.D.
by Allison Meraz

 


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When you are dead and parted out
perhaps we’ll meet
in the black forgiving earth.
All is forgiven
for family, their missing teeth
and eyes. Are you surprised?
Loves stay the same in afterlife
like maggots in amber.
They await the second coming
of fresh death and clamor
what was it like for you?
Did the cat act strange,
was your left arm numb?
But all is forgiven now.
They chant
welcome home, soul.
You, who hocked that ring
for Vegas, forgiven.
Wishing me dead
for the money, the criticism,
forgiven. As a child,
the new-formed frogs
you stomped to jelly
by the dozens—they know.
But the heart you gave up
is sufficient partial payment.
For now, forgiven.

 

©Allison Meraz


Allison holds a B.A. in English from the University of California, Irvine, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona. A Pushcart Prize nominee and former poetry editor for the Sonora Review, her work has appeared in various publications, including Quarterly West and Faultline. She lives inSacramento, California.

 

 

 

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