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Conversations With the No-Self

Conversations With the No-Self

For December, welcome aboard new poetry, fiction and art from Uzodinma Okehi, Maurice Devitt, Eric Muller, and Dr. Ernest Williamson III.   *     *     *     *     *   So, I was thinking. Or the Not-I was positing. Or the far-be-it-from-me was asking . . . just who are we trying to reach when we make art? Who are we avoiding? Is it cut and dried, black and white and obviously obvious? Or is it all just a complex web of…

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Maurice Devitt: Pudding

Maurice Devitt: Pudding

Pudding   Maybe he slops in the urgency of life clinically slips cause to effect blows words like chewing-gum until they burst or maybe     he’s steaming pudding language swept into tidy mounds – verbs become actions – the fear of plastic     the disappointing ambition of limbs      then the inescapable arrow of taste   Things We Left Behind                  the days we talked of dreams and umbrellas, letters we wrote open on a dresser read…

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