Having an Education and Other Prose by Alex Andy Phuong

Having an Education Ever since I was six years old, I strived to emulate the teachers who inspired me to become the educator that I am today. Ironically, I did not like to read when I was a child. Nevertheless, I still went on to earn college degrees in English, and currently work as an … Continue reading Having an Education and Other Prose by Alex Andy Phuong

Derry Down

By Dorian J. Sinnott If I could remember the moment we met, I would ne’er consider each tear of regret-- Was once the ever-flowing pain of lost streams, Still shattered by the voice, the haunts of my dreams…?   With violet reflections on fresh fallen snow, You sang her wonders once, so long ago-- My … Continue reading Derry Down

Five British Poems by Stephen Kingsnorth

Hard Centre Why chocolate box that so attracts -  the honeyed stone, a cottage thatch, by packhorse bridge, pink pastel walls, with hollyhocks, delphiniums, wisteria, bunched purple grapes? Is it wanting outside latrine, ash to clear daily from the grate, the damp patch creeping up the walls, the gentle rot of window frames, or candle … Continue reading Five British Poems by Stephen Kingsnorth