Peach Blossoms of Shangri-La

Peach Blossom Shangri-la (Tao Hua Yuan Ji) By Tao Yuanming [1] During the Taiyuan era [2] of the Jin Dynasty [3] there was a man of Wuling [4] who made his living as a fisherman. Once while following a stream he forgot how far he had gone. He suddenly came to a grove of blossoming […]

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Allegory of the Cave

The Republic: BOOK VII Socrates – GLAUCON And now, I said, let me show in a figure how far our nature is enlightened or unenlightened: –Behold! human beings living in a underground den, which has a mouth open towards the light and reaching all along the den; here they have been from their childhood, and […]

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The Shepherd’s Boy

The Shepherd’s Boy by Aesop There was once a young Shepherd Boy who tended his sheep at the foot of a mountain near a dark forest. It was rather lonely for him all day, so he thought upon a plan by which he could get a little company and some excitement. He rushed down towards […]

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Contributors to Issue 2: Bob Carlton, Christopher Woods, Al Ortolani, Jack C. Buck, Seth Jani, Anne Britting Oleson, Richard Luftig, t. w., Ray Scanlon, David He, Ali Znaidi, Couri Johnson, Tyler Pruett, David C. Kopaska-Merkel, Gill McEvoy, Marguerite G. Bouvard, James Keane, W. Jack Savage, Johannes S.H. Bjerg, Kenneth Salzmann, Darrell Black, Daniel Davis, Jimmy […]

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Our First Issue

We are currently accepting submissions to the first issue of Beechwood Review, Beechwood Review 1. Please see submissions guidelines before submitting. I will release the first issue of Beechwood Review on June 1, 2015. I will publish Beechwood Review 1, in three formats. One, web format; I will post the work of my contributors on this website, on a […]

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