What constitutes "print media"? TX court to hear arguments.

Texas Appeals Court Hears Landmark Defamation Case By Andrew Albanese A Texas Appeals Court yesterday heard a key defamation case that will decide whether books will get the same First Amendment protections as other media, such as newspapers, in the state of Texas. The case revolves around the book Bulldozed: “Kelo,” Eminent Domain, and the […]

I Feel More Like I Did When I Came In Here Than I Do Now

I Feel More Like I Did When I Came In Here Than I Do Now by Jeff Mock Sure, all roads lead round again to the heart, But I’m lost in some far province–a toe Or finger, peninsula–alone, hurt, Sincere, and inconsequential. Each moment I wake to strange sunrises, jollity In a foreign tongue, air […]

if i was a robot

if i was a robot by softserve If I was a robot     I’d self-destruct     everyday before breakfast     and after lunch     I’d reconstruct myself and I’d whisper to myself     at the table     several times in a row     the word love over and over until it started to click     until something clicked and then I’d turn myself […]

the point when the absurd cannot become a poem

the point when the absurd cannot become a poem by chris cottrell my mother told me once that she was considering prostitution. a friend in the sovereignty movement— a proud hawaiian woman with a batu habit—could get her the job and give her a pager. under the table i had two jobs washing dishes, one […]

Tropic

Tropic by Stephanie Sears Heat soaks the mind: an elliptical ocean of sweat atop the skull of a gibbon. Beyond cerebration and concern, in geometric shadows, white veils levitate and ventilate lava hair smoldering with rubies. Drip drop, hush, the frost beads on a sterling tumbler play ball with a vermilion spider as florid as […]