Introducing the Black Gentrifier: An Emerging Social Anomaly by M. Pitter

Streaming in popular discourse has been the phenomenon of gentrification in which it appears mostly that young, open-minded, aesthetic-seeking white people move into low-income neighborhoods eventually causing the rent prices of these neighborhoods to rise and the blacks and Latinos who had lived in these hitherto-low-income neighborhoods can no longer afford to live there. Soon, … Continue reading Introducing the Black Gentrifier: An Emerging Social Anomaly by M. Pitter

Seeing all that was good in the land…by G. Mramor

Because I was there for the parting of the lakes and I saw the sun swallowed up by a whale and yet I stood transfixed as fires from sunset ran into houses dorming families thrown together in stitches from the war's end and I watched muted as trees bludgeoned the ends of houses till they … Continue reading Seeing all that was good in the land…by G. Mramor

I who make with water…by G. Mramor

With my hands I cut the valley and raise up the earth beyond the clouds. A whisper and the flues meet icy black at the falls. A shout and the land spreads. A cry and the ocean snaps wave rove upon wave. My heavy cough makes sharp the cliffs and the smoke from my lips … Continue reading I who make with water…by G. Mramor

And the river makes no sound for you…by G. Mramor

Because the river makes no sound for you, it can only wake, like the past walking with you, going before you. Because how many memories must you remember to get it out of you? Who was like a mother to your love and a name to all the quiet of your living. Who was a … Continue reading And the river makes no sound for you…by G. Mramor