WIKIPEDIA

BY GREGORY SHERL Mel Gibson is a thundercloud. He formed somewhere over the Midwest, a few years after World War II. They say he emigrated from Australia, a son of prisoners surrounded by water—that they hated the dryness, but what to do? Mel found Catholicism in an unplugged fan. Me, I was born in a … Continue reading WIKIPEDIA

ODE TO A HAWK WITH WINGS BURNING

BY RYAN TEITMAN When our eyes can’t adjust to the fog of late light burning off under a heat of darkness, a black flower blooms for a single minute, and the bees waiting for its nectar die of thirst. They drop one by one into a furry pile around the stem, not knowing that the … Continue reading ODE TO A HAWK WITH WINGS BURNING