On the 100th Anniversary of Mary’s Death

We were neurophobic and perfect the day that we lost our souls Maybe we weren’t so humanBut If we cry we will rustAnd I was a hand grenadeThat never stopped explodingYou were automatic and as hollow as the “o” in god —“Mechanical Animals,” Marilyn Manson No, no notice arrived in the mail. No, we did…

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Andrew McFadyen-Kechum

McFadyen-Kechum is an award- winning freelance editor, writer, writing coach, and lecturer of Creative Writing and English at the University of Colorado. He is founder of the Colorado Writers’ Workshop, founder and editor-in-chief of PoemoftheWeek.org, founder and editor of The Floodgate Poetry Series, and editor of two anthologies. He is also the Acquisitions Editor for Upper Rubber Boot Books. His first book of poems, Ghost Gear (University of Arkansas Press, 2014), was a finalist for the Miller Williams Prize, the Colorado Book Award, and an INDIEFAB. When he’s bored, he often goes ice skating in tennis shoes.

Gerhard Po’omahealani Ka’aihue

Gerhard Po’omahealani Ka’aihue or “G” was born and raised on the island of Maui and drew superheroes he created with his friends. In his teens he travelled to Korea and Japan and studied traditional Ukiyo-e printing and anime. He is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in Graphic Design. Outside of the Corporate Design world, G freelances as an illustrator and comic artist. He has exhibited his works in galleries and has worked on titles suchs as Show Devils, Stella Noir, Spanners Dissent and Mongrel.

First Featured In: No. 4, spring 2016

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