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Love

March 2020: Issue 10

Love

March 2020: Issue 10

Love - Andrea Gibson - Annie Schugart Rough Cut Press

Issue 10: Love

upside down falling through time pretending to stand right side up -- Three poems; a unique heartbeat; refraction; a fall. And an interview with Andrea Gibson.

The Witches Made Me Do it - Ryan Cassata - Rough Cut Press

Issue 9: Machine

A tumble from heaven, landmines, bones, synthetic ears, a car horn's long howl, Maryland's pink breath in a mirror—this month we are looking at machines; the interplay between organic experiences within sterile spaces.

Liquid Rose - davisco- Rough Cut Press

Issue 8: Duende

In “Juego y Teoría Del Duende,”  Federico García Lorca writes:  “And so, duende is a power, not an act; a fight, not a thought. I heard an old guitar master say: duende does not dwell in the throat; duende climbs up inside you, from the soles of the feet...”

chapped - Rough Cut Press

Issue 7: Discipline

When I was fifteen a family took me in; they taught me how to cook and garden and the dad gave me books; we spent hours talking about the power of story-telling. They taught me how to practice gratitude when facing hopeless horizons; this isn't easy; this is discipline.

soLo - June Valentine-Ruppe - Rough Cut Press

Issue 6: Psychosis

Have you ever had a conversation/experience that makes you feel like you’ve been sucked into a dimension where everything you believe has a question mark?

Lydia - thesilverkid - Rough Cut Press

Issue 5: Energy

I often feel overwhelmed and utterly unequipped to deal with my problems; yet, looking back, I can see that I’ve completed many challenges I previously considered insurmountable. I used to struggle to draw stick figures - now, I have Lydia. And like the flowers on her face, I am always growing. 

Stop and Go by Cory Fisher and Sara Pacelko - Rough Cut Press

Issue 4: New Old Lovers

You’re looking at an ultraviolet laser shining through thick printed glass, onto a board covered with phosphorescent pigment. This pigment super-charges the glow and prints the image onto the board, temporarily.

you ask me why i am fire

Issue 3: Spirit

So: The arctic is on fire and the earth has quaked since we last spoke. There’s been death, hope, and devastation.

pyramid Halls - by Mimi Gonzalez-Barillas - Oil Painting by Sara Pacelko - Rough Cut Press

Issue 2: Survival

A year ago my heart broke at dawn; you’ll read about it in this issue, where we explore the theme of survival.

When You Leave - Euna Bonovich - Lauren Dougherty - Rough Cut Press

Issue 1: Secrets

Let’s jump right in. It’s the first day of June; June means pride; pride means squashing secrets. Our very first issue is just about that—secrets.

  • Love - Andrea Gibson - Annie Schugart Rough Cut Press

Issue 10: Love

upside down falling through time pretending to stand right side up -- Three poems; a unique heartbeat; refraction; a fall. And an interview with Andrea Gibson.

  • The Witches Made Me Do it - Ryan Cassata - Rough Cut Press

Issue 9: Machine

A tumble from heaven, landmines, bones, synthetic ears, a car horn's long howl, Maryland's pink breath in a mirror—this month we are looking at machines; the interplay between organic experiences within sterile spaces.

  • Liquid Rose - davisco- Rough Cut Press

Issue 8: Duende

In “Juego y Teoría Del Duende,”  Federico García Lorca writes:  “And so, duende is a power, not an act; a fight, not a thought. I heard an old guitar master say: duende does not dwell in the throat; duende climbs up inside you, from the soles of the feet...”

  • chapped - Rough Cut Press

Issue 7: Discipline

When I was fifteen a family took me in; they taught me how to cook and garden and the dad gave me books; we spent hours talking about the power of story-telling. They taught me how to practice gratitude when facing hopeless horizons; this isn't easy; this is discipline.

  • soLo - June Valentine-Ruppe - Rough Cut Press

Issue 6: Psychosis

Have you ever had a conversation/experience that makes you feel like you’ve been sucked into a dimension where everything you believe has a question mark?

  • Lydia - thesilverkid - Rough Cut Press

Issue 5: Energy

I often feel overwhelmed and utterly unequipped to deal with my problems; yet, looking back, I can see that I’ve completed many challenges I previously considered insurmountable. I used to struggle to draw stick figures - now, I have Lydia. And like the flowers on her face, I am always growing. 

  • Stop and Go by Cory Fisher and Sara Pacelko - Rough Cut Press

Issue 4: New Old Lovers

You’re looking at an ultraviolet laser shining through thick printed glass, onto a board covered with phosphorescent pigment. This pigment super-charges the glow and prints the image onto the board, temporarily.

  • you ask me why i am fire

Issue 3: Spirit

So: The arctic is on fire and the earth has quaked since we last spoke. There’s been death, hope, and devastation.

  • pyramid Halls - by Mimi Gonzalez-Barillas - Oil Painting by Sara Pacelko - Rough Cut Press

Issue 2: Survival

A year ago my heart broke at dawn; you’ll read about it in this issue, where we explore the theme of survival.

  • When You Leave - Euna Bonovich - Lauren Dougherty - Rough Cut Press

Issue 1: Secrets

Let’s jump right in. It’s the first day of June; June means pride; pride means squashing secrets. Our very first issue is just about that—secrets.

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