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Progressive politics, ideas & culture


Fiction & Poetry

July-August 2004


Jason AndersonWebsite@jandersonesque

1. I have always been fortunate to exist in two worlds: the grey, maudlin one into which we are all born, and that place where names are spelled out in lights. Though my origins are unspectacular, fate has periodically placed me in the role of ambassador between these realms. The first such incident took place […] More »
July-August 2004

Cold Lake karaoke bar

Laurie FuhrWebsite

I dedicate this song to the man I met 5 minutes ago I dedicate this lung to a bar full of blue smoke I dedicate this liver to the chronic wasting of beer I dedicate this tube top to breasts that would hold it up I dedicate these teeth to dentistry I couldn’t buy them […] More »