Browsing Category Prose, Poetry, and Art

A Full Recounting of Flowers… by Frederick Speers

A Full Recounting of Flowers, That is, Remembering a Time When I Nearly Transformed What Really Happened Into Myth Back when he climbed into my bed, I was fourteen. In a whisper he claimed, “Love between men is the purest form, when you stop and think about it.” When he stopped kissing my mouth, I heard a gasp—. Then my thoughts returned like a snow-shower…

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Eight Paintings by Joan Ranzini

Artist Joan Huiner Ranzini is an abstract painter living and working in Virginia. Her work process and product have a structure and intensity of feeling shaped by a background in drawing, architectural design and travel in Japan, expressed using a non-derivative palette and imagery. Ms. Ranzini received her BA with High Honors from the College of William and Mary, Fine Arts, emphasis architecture. She received…

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