Carved Hearts and Other Poems

This edition of Poetry Corner features the work of C.A Batterbee. The Picture For his nineteenth birthday he was given a camera, and every year for the next six he would take a few pictures. Most amounted to nothing, but some showed promise. One such picture upon being taken, lifted itself before his face and …

On This Day: November 28th

by James D. Irwin On this day in history... 1582--- William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway receive their marriage license. She is the only person in history to have said 'I love Shakespeare' and actually mean it. 1814--- The Times starts using the steam-powered printing press. This leads to the mass availability of newspapers and, ultimately, the …

Word Play: An Interview With WinchWrites Director Scott Freeman

by Brendan Way Back in June, Winchwrites, a student company formed by five creative writing students, staged Fill the Space, an evening of eight original monologues. Now they are back with a second project that features pieces that are a lot shorter but there’s much more of them. The title of this piece, One Hundred …

Venta Belgarum and Other Poems

This edition of Poetry Corner features the work of Nick Trussler. Oh so swift to follow Oh so swift to follow The autumnal haze Looking back, a wistful glaze Skylarks in the trees screeching While below the ferrrows sleeping To this wonderland I find myself thus placed Forever in the debt Of the goddess of …

Letters To The Editor: Violence in Song Lyrics

Guns Don't Kill People, Rappers Do... Sort Of... But Not Really... In our day and age, with the media desperate to spark any kind of moral panic, one can look online and find ample studies proving that violent lyrics provoke violent thoughts. One could also find just as many articles stating how music is a …