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One Nation, Indivisible

January 2019

Featuring Starhawk, Frances Lefkowitz, Edward Tick, and more.

January 2019
Poetry

Stories We Keep To Ourselves

They gather in lodges, these unflinching, / gray-haired men in caps with unit insignias. / The meat loaf and gravy on styrofoam goes / mostly untouched.

By Bill Glose December 2018
Poetry

All The While The Women

Days & nights I carried two weapons everywhere. / I wore pockets of bullets / across my chest. I wasn’t / of age.

By Hugh Martin July 2018
The Dog-Eared Page

The Gettysburg Address

Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.

By Abraham Lincoln December 2017
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Twelve-Hour Shift

I was home on fall break in my final year at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, and I needed money to pay tuition, so I was working a twelve-hour shift with my father at the ceiling-tile factory.

By Doug Crandell November 2017
Poetry

Grief Runs Untamed

In one hand the exiles hold a bundle / with a blanket, medicine, and a comb; / in the other, a door handle. / They attach it to every mountain and wall, / hoping the handle will conjure the door / that will open and let them in.

By Agnieszka Tworek November 2017
The Dog-Eared Page

For Eli Jacobson

There are few of us now, soon
There will be none. We were comrades
Together, we believed we
Would see with our own eyes the new
World where man was no longer
Wolf to man, but men and women
Were all brothers and lovers
Together. We will not see it.
By Kenneth Rexroth November 2017
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Nesting Ground

After fifteen years in prison I was beginning to assume my life couldn’t get any more lopsided and annoying, but now some cruel functionary has started a war against the local swallows.

By Saint James Harris Wood October 2017
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Home From The War

I am waiting to turn left at an intersection. A driver cuts me off, we make eye contact, and I am caught in the endless loop of a memory I thought I had left behind eight years ago in Afghanistan. I begin to feel panicked.

By Benjamin Hertwig October 2017
One Nation, Indivisible

October 2017

Featuring Pramila Jayapal, Ralph Nader, Sister Helen Prejean, Sy Safransky, Tim Wise, and more.

October 2017