AFTER MY NEPHEW READS MY POEM ABOUT THE COW WHO GOT STUCK IN A TREE

BY CARLA PANCIERA “I remember that cow,” my nephew says.  “She’s the one we pulled out of the mud with the tractor.” “No,” I say.  “She got stuck in a tree.” “The one who got electrocuted from her water bowl?” “Different cow.” “The crazy one who dropped dead in the milking parlor? Heart attack?” I … Continue reading AFTER MY NEPHEW READS MY POEM ABOUT THE COW WHO GOT STUCK IN A TREE

DEGAS’ HORSES

BY DEBORAH CASILLAS Degas’ horses were wrong at first. At a gallop the legs blurred beyond the eye’s seeing. Even Gericault painted them bounding like a deer. It was only prancing, rearing, walking, that the artists got right. Then Muybridge made his photographs, a series of cameras clicking as the horse passed so the exact … Continue reading DEGAS’ HORSES

TARRTHAIL!

BY DENISE DUHAMEL Paul said, “It was John’s idea to call the movie Help! And I think from the things he said, that was his state of mind at the time.” The movie was originally going to be called Eight Arms to Hold You which is also a plausible name for a Beatles movie. The … Continue reading TARRTHAIL!