At Seventeen At seventeen, you wore a purple gown and danced alone to Tony Martin’s “There’s No Tomorrow.” You were too old for the boys, too young for the men, […]
Yellow Arrow Journal is now accepting submissions for its summer edition. The theme this time around is “Courage.” We gratefully accept creative nonfiction and poetry by writers who identify as […]
The A.T. has its dangers: bears, crazy armed
loners, frostbite, but this carnival ride
tops the list.
Always the possibility. Once upon a time we were lost on an island, halfway across the Bay Bridge. She wore the same clothes for two or three days, without washing […]
Vernice Bianca Luthiers say you can’t replicate a 16th century Stradivarius. Maple back and willow blocks varnished with honey, egg white, gum arabic. All but done, Stradivari brushed this vernice […]
So much of our experience falls between the seams of language, simply because language is human-made, but our emotions aren’t.
Joseph by Dena Rash Guzman Hologram Press (2017) 112 Pages ISBN: 9780998456713 It wouldn’t be contentious to say the political poem has changed dramatically this century. While there is still the […]
REQUIEM Somewhere in summer we lost our virginity. Was it under the yellow streetlamp, where the moths beat their blind wings? Or behind the door in the sound-wall running […]
The Young Ornithologists Club, 1979 after Alexander McQueen, 1969-2010 Here it has facts about birds. Did you know when a peregrine falcon flies, it is the fastest animal? Here’s […]
Writing poetry in general is one way to make sense of it all, to break up what is vast and essentially unknowable, into smaller, more digestible pieces.