"Don’t talk to me about new beginnings because a sparrow just fell. When stung a thousand times, each jab’s a little death; who can face the sharpness of moments?"

 

Poems
E.B. Schnepp

 

"When you made him he was androgynous,
a loose limbed gingerbread child;
he can only break himself now."

 

 

Chainsaw Artist
Kathleen Hellen

 
 

"dog    fowl    from pieces/hunks    bear
or pig in fifteen minutes    eye from knot    claw
from ring"

 
 

"it is summer-green;
it is earthy at dusk

with the rush of itself "

 
 

Volume XLIII

Artwork by Julie Hamilton
"In the Distance" - Julie Hamilton, oil on canvas, 36" x 48"