Another Lifetime

I don’t know how else to explain, my heart actually hurts, it beats one memory over my head and then the next… a rapid pace, this place, that place, friends then foes, faces, hands, happiness, woes. What blares in my mind, impossible to tell, like spiders between stair-boards or sand between toes… A trip to […]

Past and Present

I walked up the stairs that overlook the entire contents of the first floor of the Waterloo Public Library and felt as if I were climbing them for the first time. I used to climb them with Sami after school to check out fantasy books. She looked for the newest Terry Goodkind novel and I […]

1st Silent Film

I just remembered the first time I watched a silent film. It was on television late night at my Grandma’s and my best friend was staying over. I think it was about Cleopatra… I was so intrigued by how it looked because it was spooky and different. I think that was also the night we […]

The Golden Afternoon

The sun blinds me through a window with no blinds as I lean over to examine this pale blue afternoon. A cat yet again sits on a plastic storage bin amid recently emptied boxes. 7:53 but a bee buzzes still near a tree, near my window. Three large pictures broken-up with: white window-latches, burgundy curtains, […]

Maria Gillan: All that Lies between Us

I really enjoyed our interview with Maria Gillan because I feel I can trust a poet like her to the truth about the world (which is not necessarily the definitive truth but what memory recalls as truth, a combination of how things are remembered and how that changes over time.) Maria said “memories are clouded […]