Phlegm misting the heart

{ Chers francophones : Apaise et ouvre les trous de l’esprit — un brouillon pour une traduction — se trouve en bas. }   Overhearing someone use the word “courage.” “Something has to happen,” they told themselves. Youth, eager to… Read More ›

Sonnet for 9/27 (version bilingue)

By William Eaton An English-only version was previously published around 9/27/16, but the following bilingual version has been prepared for publication in the upcoming collection Art, Sex, Politics (Serving House Books, 2017).   On cherche un partenaire, mais seul l’amour… Read More ›

There is No Solution

{click for pdf}   If we imagine human beings as we do ants, if we imagine that it is the strength of the community that matters, the individual is an insignificant, replaceable foot soldier—we can easily see the value of… Read More ›


Imagine that you entered into an intimate relationship with someone of a different skin color, religion, ethnic background, profession, social class or astrological sign than you. Or perhaps this other person had quite different interests—watched television programs that you scorned,… Read More ›

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