Tag Archives: Spring 2010

Neighbors

Johanna Shapiro (Spring 2010)   A well dressed skeleton Photograph by Caley McIntyre Northwestern University Feinberg Medical School, Chicago, Illinois Class of 2011 and Mexico Fulbright-Garcia Robles Alum, 2009 http://caleyelguero.wordpress.com Neighbors   Death is not my lover – that would be morbid – nor even my best friend – though some say he can be […]

A Web of Days – This is a Test – Not Again

Joannie Stangeland (Spring 2010)   Poet’s Statement: Joannie Stangeland wrote these poems for a friend who was fighting breast cancer. Her friend didn’t need help with cooking or driving—and Joannie wanted to support her in some way, so she wrote. What began as one poem flooded into a collection of about 20, and the poems […]

Hunger – Thin

Mark King (Spring 2010)       Hunger Thin I want Hollow Vacuum Sucking in parchment over yellowed ribs Lungs clutching at thin air Like a crone’s wizened claw I want Not like infatuation Nor envy, nor greed More like desperation But without the passion I want urgently But with resignation I turn my eyes up […]

Día de los Muertos ofrenda

Caley McIntyre  Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, United States – Mexico Fulbright-Garcia Robles Alum (Spring 2010)   Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) ofrenda, Mexico City, UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico) A well-dressed skeleton makes his way through UNAM   “An ancient and cherished tradition throughout Mexico, Day of the Dead celebrates the […]