Time to Straighten out your Longfellow

by Brad Nelson   11/24/14

It must have been difficult to make lemonade out of lemons, to find hope in the struggle of the Free States and the Slave States in the Civil War. More » • (3877 views)

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Review of The Red Leeches

by Timothy Lane   9/27/14

This is a parody book review I wrote for FOSFAX 217, written in a deadpan style with fake names for the author, publisher, and reviewer that are intended to indicate that the review is a hoax. More » • (4037 views)

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Obamica the Beautiful

by Mark O’Brien   8/30/14

O beautiful for specious lies,
Audacious hope in vain,
For purple prose and promises
Deceitful and insane! More » • (2231 views)

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Emmaus Road

by Glenn Fairman   8/30/14

On Emmaus Road I set my steps
A Burning City left behind
A Citadel collapsed in ruin
The victim of my Grand Designs More » • (1108 views)

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A Place to go-back-to

by Jerry Richardson   8/29/14

We all need A Place to go-back-to. More » • (1379 views)

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Two Untitled Poems

by Fashqn8/23/14

Some days you seem so distant; vague and so obscure
Other days I sense your Spirit; beautiful and pure More » • (719 views)

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Song Parodies

by Timothy Lane   7/19/14

These parodies of familiar songs come from defeated troops during the 1864 campaigns, one from each side. More » • (1432 views)

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Eletelephony

by Laura Elizabeth Richards   (1850-1943)

Once there was an elephant,
Who tried to use the telephant—
No! No! I mean an elephone
Who tried to use the telephone— More » • (2199 views)

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Roadside Saints

by Brad Nelson   7/17/14

Holding up traffic
Holding up my hand
Lookie lookie
I’m an enlightened man More » • (1155 views)

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People Scurrying All Around

by Fashqn6/26/14

People scurrying all around
Desperate..trying..to escape the sound
That sadness, loneliness built within
the darkness of repeated sin More » • (991 views)

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Life Can Feel Cold

by Fashqn6/26/14

Life can feel cold, dark and gray
People around us make it that way
Too busy to see the pain deep inside us
Too selfish to counsel, comfort or hide us More » • (780 views)

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Heading Due North

by Glenn Fairman   6/24/14

By virtue of His unshadowed devotion to the redemption of our souls, we are bought back from death for a purpose. Of my unique purpose, I have yet to discover. Let us not despair in longing for beauty, having come this far in our wretchedness. There is a star above us pointing due North and we have been many days out. Keep watch for the glimmer of day is close at hand. More » • (1185 views)

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