Issue Three

Editor’s Note

When the objects of an inquiry, in any department, have principles, conditions, or elements, it is through acquaintance with these that knowledge, that is to say scientific knowledge, is attained. -Aristotle; Physics (1;1) 14th December 2020 Dear Reader, In the summer of 2014, I was a sophomore enrolled at the University of Wisconsin – Madison …

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Erebus Redux by Linda Bierds

Erebus Redux                                 Each name long ago logged.  Ice Master.  Boatswain. In fading ink on vellum, all:  the caulkers and purser, the Newfoundland, Neptune, the monkey, Jacko. The task today?  Reanimation, as up from the wreckage divers lift toward the green light of DNA six strands of hair on a boar-bristle brush, and toward …

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Inseparable Connections: A Conversation with Jane Hirshfield on her new collection Ledger

By Justin Balog Jane Hirshfield’s latest collection, Ledger, released March 10th, 2020 from Knopf, is a record of our responsibility to the climate and social justice crises as inhabitants of a global community. The consequences then, of these global crises, are at the center of the speaker’s musings in Ledger, which span from considerations of …

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