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Copy-Change: “There Are Birds Here” by Jamaal May

Copy-Change: “There Are Birds Here” by Jamaal May

Original Poem: There Are Birds Here BY JAMAAL MAY For Detroit There are birds here, so many birds here is what I was trying to say when they said those birds were metaphors for what is trapped between buildings and buildings. No. The birds are […]

Copy-Change: “The Poem I Would Have Writ” by Henry David Thoreau

Copy-Change: “The Poem I Would Have Writ” by Henry David Thoreau

Original Poem: My life has been the poem I would have writ My life has been the poem I would have writ But I could not both live and utter it. – Henry David Thoreau Audrey Bartholomew’s take: Today ​has been​ the prose​ I would […]

Copy-Change: “Next Case” by John Lawless

Copy-Change: “Next Case” by John Lawless

Original Poem: “Next Case” by John Lawless It was too loud…. perhaps too soft A bit succinct…. bordered on terse A rhythm laced with stumbling blocks Its meter…. broke sidewalk cracks Spellcheque….well it can’t be trusted Nor syllables counted on the fingers The court of […]

Copy-Change: At the Edge of Time by Pierre Reverdy

Copy-Change: At the Edge of Time by Pierre Reverdy

Original Poem: The stems of  the sun bent over the eye The sleeping man The whole of  the earth And this head heavy with fear In the night This complete hole Vast And even so streaming with water The noise The peals of  little bells […]

Washington Crossing the Delware

Washington Crossing the Delware

Washington Crossing the Delaware by Lily Davison, Tony Senatore, Samantha Proctor, and Audrey Bartholomew We are depicting “Washington Crossing the Delaware” by Emanuel Leutze (circa 1851). We chose this piece because it has a lot of room for creativity with the water and the boat, […]

The Last Supper

The Last Supper

The Last Supper by Sarah Nelson, Lena Labiran, Katherine Ator, Nicole Barnes, and Jonathan Fanshaw. We are emulating the piece “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci, painted around 1495-1497. It depicts the biblical last supper, which is the communion Jesus gave before his crucifixion. […]

American Gothic

American Gothic

American Gothic: Tanya Sabirzhanova, Angela Qian, and Catherine Elliot The original is the 1930 piece by Grant Wood featuring a stern-looking farmer couple holding a pitchfork. We chose this piece because we thought we could play off the austere vibes of the couple. We thought […]

Behind the Post

Behind the Post

Buckle in your mental seatbelts, because we are about to go on a deep dive into the internet. No, I don’t mean your parent’s Facebook page. I’m talking about that weird side that leaves you asking “Why?” You’re in luck, because I can make up […]

Double Take

Double Take

When was the last time you thought about a door handle? Or a candlestick? You tend not to give it much thought, right? Double take shall be your guide, starring Jonathan Fanshaw, to the everyday things you never think twice about, showing just how vital […]

Art In Alternative Minds

Art In Alternative Minds

We will only ever know what it’s like to be us. My thoughts are restricted by the things I have and haven’t experienced, as are yours. It’s human nature however, to be curious. How far can the mind’s function be warped and stretched beyond ‘normal?’ […]

Audrey’s Rants

Audrey’s Rants

The Danger of the “Woke” White Man Blurb: Welcome to my weekly rants where I get angry over everything. Two of my professors stand in front of the room. One is Todd Tobias. The other is Reggie Gibson. One of them was on the first […]

Spiritual Healing: A Guide

Spiritual Healing: A Guide

Magic- isn’t that a sort of witchcraft? To Nicole, it’s everything but witchcraft, it is healing; it is her equivalent to your god. Crystals, essential oils, tarot cards carry spiritual power, only activated when you learn to believe. Call her a hippie, sure- she’s heard […]