Haloing the Lion

Carl Phillips’ poem “Haloing the Lion” appears in the Winter 2015 edition of “Fogged Clarity”. More

Carl Phillips

One of our finest poets discusses punishment, guilt, and the daring it takes to transcend both. More

Carl Phillips

One of the most gifted and dynamic writers of our time discusses candidly life, liberty, and the pursuit of poetry. More


Sally Van Doren It being December I stopped by Stella’s to bring her An amaryllis, One dozen free-range chicken eggs And a jar of my raspberry jam. She had just lit up. “I’m so dizzy today.” I breathed in that grassy air And we became cozy Together in her bedroom; she Nestled like Marilyn Monroe… More