Poetry

“Good poetry seems too simple and natural a thing that when we meet it we wonder that all men are not always poets. Poetry is nothing but healthy speech,” says Henry David Thoreau. Open: Journal of Arts & Letters agrees that this is a simple and natural assumption.

November 2018

Featured Writer: Poet Natalie Young’s “71% of the Earth’s Surface”

By | 2018-11-20T16:02:14+00:00 November 20th, 2018|FEATURED, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Poetry|

Natalie Young   71% of the Earth's Surface "Gila Mountain Streambed" by Andrew Marshall Immersed, objects are closer—new— when wet. The alien examines. A wad of gum sinks into a fountain, liquid mass [...]

Featured Writer: Poet Natalie Young’s “Jealousy and Greed Are Green or The Alien Tries to Explain his Flat Temper”

By | 2018-11-19T12:55:00+00:00 November 19th, 2018|FEATURED, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Poetry|

Natalie Young   Jealousy and Greed Are Green or The Alien Tries to Explain his Flat Temper "Fall Aspens" by Andrew Marshall     Each particle sets the next in motion, a giant [...]

Featured Writer: Poet Natalie Young’s “Exhausted by More Than Just Tears and Empty Ice Cube Trays, the Human Addresses the Alien’s Water Experiments”

By | 2018-11-18T14:15:49+00:00 November 15th, 2018|FEATURED, Featured Writer, FEATURED WRITERS, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Poetry|

Natalie Young   Exhausted by More Than Just Tears and Empty Ice Cube Trays, the Human Addresses the Alien’s Water Experiments "Common Grackle" by Andrew Marshall Did you know the ocean’s pH is [...]

Featured Writer: Natalie Young’s Poem “The Alien Takes the Human’s Tears”

By | 2018-11-18T14:14:26+00:00 November 14th, 2018|FEATURED, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Poetry|

Natalie Young   The Alien Takes the Human’s Tears After “Topography of Tears” a photo series by Rose-Lynn Fisher "Abstracted Blue Spruce" by Andrew Marshall places them under a microscope to reveal primal [...]

Poetry: David Villaverde’s “今野真理, 吉沢正美, 難波絵梨香, 野本綾子 “

By | 2018-11-09T20:29:09+00:00 November 9th, 2018|LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Poetry|

David Villaverde   今野真理, 吉沢正美, 難波絵梨香, 野本綾子  "Untitled Abstract" by Sohrab Sepehri all we have are words four children dead, no answers no closure, no end to words that will not die, a [...]

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