Review of “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel

Literary sci-fi packed with metaphor, this book itself is proof of its major theme, that the beauty of life makes it worth living, beyond mere survival. The story surrounds two major events: the death of a man, and that of the earth as we know it, with the characters and their storylines sprouting from each. The growth of the two main characters, Jeevan and Kirsten, … Continue reading Review of “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel

Review of “The Dollhouse Mirror: Poetry by Frank Watson”

Read more: The Dollhouse Mirror: Poetry by Frank Watson The Fine Line Watson, in many of these poems, has found the fine line. The fine line I mean is the moment before, the blankness between living and dying, or the anticipation of doing in the state of nothing. This, I believe, is the ultimate goal of poetry. To find that mirror between reality and impossibility. … Continue reading Review of “The Dollhouse Mirror: Poetry by Frank Watson”

Mirror – by Thomas Zimmerman

The river’s mirror flows unseen, then seen, breathes mist that honeys tongues and throats in song, that jewels the threadbare waking mind. The green and black quotidian grows twelvefold strong and infinite. We see that everything is river-fed: the roots and sources, veins and arteries; the constant flux of wing and fin and hoof; the spring and autumn rains that fall on all, combined and … Continue reading Mirror – by Thomas Zimmerman