Richard Weaver (10 Poems)

Author’s note: These poems began as an ekphrastic response to the German Expressionist painter, Franz Marc. Marc sent many painted postcards to his friends. These are addressed to Else Lasker Schular, a poet, dancer, novelist, dramatist, and all-around bohemian who Marc and his wife befriended. Marc was stationed near Verdun, France where nearly 1 million…

Peter Clive (3 Poems)

Fish out of water Strange companions share your dry stone pool: Z-rod and V-rod; comb and mirror; wolf and whale; serpent and crescent; horse and rider in perfect profile, the affectation of dispensing with stirrups in emulation of those foreign emperors whose cupidity and presumption our forebears fought off long ago yet another irony lost…