The 2012 webzine by the WWU creative community.

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Poetry

Returning to a Pretty How Town

when the boys went running out the wind turned with them and daylight closed like a book

By Jeff Klinicke


Elegy for Joseph Brodsky

We should, I suppose, be surprised. You were only fifty-five, your tongue hardly finished with Slavic wagging.

By George Drew


The Edges of Age

Her childhood,
is marked by
hopscotch,

By Jennifer Rodin


Baptist

I saw a guy drown in a 12-foot vat of honey
When I worked for the good people at
Honey-Nut Cheerios

By Tim Mechling


Body Language

By now, this is something I should have known.
I couldn't understand why you preferred

By Morgan Sandys


Nightlife Vilanelle

I wonder what she looks like underneath;
the red, the pulsing rock which lies below

By Arielle Yarwood


2012 Poetry Slam: Picture This

Notable performance from a WWU student.

By Ali Beemsterboer


The Desert, a Shelter for Eccentric

Your lips hide a missing tooth,
the way desert sand
buries forgotten bones.

By Ali Beemsterboer


College Girl Haiku





By Roxanne Ewing


A Paradelle for Young Marriage

What's holding dinner, do you know? What's holding dinner, do you know?

By Molly Gort

Prose

Good Old-Fashioned Duel


I'll step out from behind this wall if you'll stand up in that windowsill. Doesn't that sound fair?

By Garrett Highley


Finger

B wasn't supposed to be home.
She heard the noises
and found me

By Iris Craig


In The Desert

You walk at night now. During your first week in the desert, you mimicked the sun, rising when it did and trudging across the sand after it.

By Megan Pryor


Danse Macabre

Sitting across from his wife at the restaurant, there came, very abruptly, a most unsetting revelation.

By Eva Knowles


Inventory

Kitchen: one sink; one garbage disposal; one-fourth bread loaf; two sheets aluminum foil; one pack instant coffee mix marked in Sharpie

By Patrick Renie


Aleister Darrow

To bring old-world charm and over a century of experience to a bustling population and instill terror in them

By Ted Blackford

Fine Art & Other

Girl Interrupted:Baby Birch


Photography


By Jenessa Sneva


Reflected Light on Metal Pipe



Painting


By Leu Saylah


Metro


Painting

By Kendra Aldrich


Ice Floe


Print

By Jacob Zarnecki


Balloon


Photography

By Joe Rudko


Deiter I & II


Photography

By Crista Dougherty


The Year 2150 & 2212


Paintings

By Tyler Will


Aquatic Chess Set


Ceramics

By Shaylie Woodhouse


A Hint and the Incapacity (You Will Never Be a Leaf, Not Even a Dead One)


Print

By Jake Reller


Bears


Audio

By Jack Kostylo