DEAREST PAPA

By Thelma T. Reyna PURPOSE IN WRITING THIS BOOK (ARTIST STATEMENT, FROM THE “FOREWORD”) I tell you all this with reverence for what we, all of us, don’t know, and with dismay that many of us live every day with unmoored assumptions of our longevity. We clock in and out of interactions with one another,…

Puppet Politicians

By Stephan Pisko The underlying meaning that my particular statement is suggesting is it gives these social media “mouth pieces” audience ears’ their not doing this for free they are getting paid to “mean mouth” that’s their job just like the politician’s job on the elites’s payroll a total “script reader” puppet politics given a…

Book of Life

By Joanna Panayi   As I lay on my bed,  In my mind I am unsure  What am I doing here?  Will I go far?  The doubt and the pain  All come  flooding Causing a strain  Within my brain,  My soul My body Hard to take control  So I lay on my bed  I tune the…

The Literary Works Of Norman Molesko

  By Norman Molesko     THE WAY I LIVE MY LIFE Life is not passing me by. I am here. I’m alive. I am able to breathe, am able to sigh. This makes me beam, like the gleam in my father’s eye. It’s the attitude I have. It’s the way, I look at life.…

Visits at the House on Fuller Street

By Mike Szymanski He cut through the park to get to Fuller Street, scurrying past the hunched Russian with the captain’s cap selling wilted lettuce and soft apples from the back of his Isuzu pickup. Heinrich smirked at the vendor, who tipped his cap. Although they never ever exchanged more than a few words, they…

The Hammer

By: Mike Szymanski How does it happen that as we get older we seem to catch up to our parents? At some point we seem to pass them up and seem older than them. And, the older we get it’s amazing how many things we ignore, or conveniently forget, about how difficult it was growing…

To Possess A Future We Must Live In The Past

  By Stephan Pisko We have never known how to live on this planet exercising our total brain powers for useful purposes that would benefit most human beings’ but we can create synthetic DNA life form self replicating bacterial cells – WOW ! This is sadly depressing it shows that our ‘conditioned mental merry-go-round’ still…

An interview with “TRIBES” Director Nino Aldi, Producer/Actor DeStorm (day-storm) Power and Producer/Actor Jake Hunter

By: Vernon Nickerson Edited by: Christopher Roberts “Tribes” is a tremendously poignant and thought provoking film. With a rich textured story “Tribes” paints a picture of humanities complicated identity. It is the consequential poem of our times. Tribes” will be a featured short at the 2020 Santa Barbara Film Festival and The Art Of Monteque…