Moonlight Over the Coconut Field

By George Keyes A PIECE OF LIFE It doesn’t matter how many times I come to Washington, District of Columbia, there’s always a thrill. Its old splendidly designed wide avenues lined with high-reaching trees and exquisite modernized buildings make it the most astonished city in the world. One observer can never forget the superb dome … Continue reading Moonlight Over the Coconut Field

Two Poems by Laura Smichak

Antidote   37 on an Easter pandemic Sunday, Timid not triumphant, an ailing alleluia this year.   All of us waiting ripe for  resurrection of the holy personal calendar.   In time, repentance.  I recall only blankly baking cake on a lark, three layers and your three years.   Darling dove. Earth is solid under … Continue reading Two Poems by Laura Smichak

“We Report to You Now” Or A Golden Shovel of Stephen Crane’s The Open Boat”

By Thomas Page “None of them knew the color of the sky” —Stephen Crane How can one report on tragedy? None Of the academics can offer explanation of The role of journalism in tragedy. Am I an outsider to them, Getting the facts straight as they sort out them Who are no longer with us? … Continue reading “We Report to You Now” Or A Golden Shovel of Stephen Crane’s The Open Boat”