American Colossus by Yvette Viets Flaten

American Colossus by Yvette Viets Flaten Chiseled out of native rock, I don’t expect this seated colossus to spring to life before me. Not in any mobile way. But it’s as if the stone catches breath and his eyes take light, and although I am among a throng, I am not. Just he and I,Continue reading “American Colossus by Yvette Viets Flaten”

Considering the Void by Jimmy Carter

Considering the Void by Jimmy Carter When I behold the charm of evening skies, their lulling endurance; the patterns of stars with names of bears and dogs, a swan, a virgin; other planets that the Voyager showed were like and so unlike our own, with all their diverse moons, bright discs, weird rings, and crateredContinue reading “Considering the Void by Jimmy Carter”