The Last Neoplatonists

When the philosopher Proclus died in 485 he was succeeded, as the leader of Athenian Neoplatonism, by Marinus; but the greatest of Proclus’ pupils, according to Damascius who knew the pupil but not the teacher, was Isidore. Damascius thought that all the wisdom of Athena dwelled in Isidore’s eyes…

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Reed Bye's Fire For Thought

“Reed Bye’s poems capture the dictates of thought as processed by the conspiratorial and wandering eye, all the light and shadow of the natural world, the peripheral glimpses of people and places where few poets ever go.” (Lewis Warsh)

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CommunityThe LuneReed Bye
Mark DuCharme's We, The Monstrous

“In the tradition of the Theater of the Absurd, ‘We, The Monstrous’ is a brilliant work of resistance that maps the paths that have brought us to the edge of the abyss. Mark DuCharme’s script for an ‘unrealizable film’ examines our fractured humanity, and offers us several possible futures.” (Brenda Coultas)

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Hallbjorn's Dream

He crosses a red field, a red field because the sheep are bleeding, because there are roses there. He fills his basket with rosehips. He peels apart rosehips. He enters the croft. He takes down the black pot and sets rosehips to boil. The croft smells like blood and mushrooms.

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MythosJoanna Ruocco
Maureen Seaton's Fisher

“Instead of the resolution, we have the beauty of inquiry, which is itself the best kind of praise. In Fisher, Seaton wraps us in the aura of the unresolved, which is to say, the pulsing heartbeat of the imagination, where "Nothing stays killed…." And yes, this is a dark book. And yes, it has the power to save.” (James Allen Hall)

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David Mutschlecner's Icon

“Icon is a vivid example of David Mutschlecner’s theopoetics, offering devotion to the divine, to poets, and to the earth and materiality itself: ‘it is supernatural / that language lifts the tree,’ he writes, and ‘the gold ground holds / the halo whose gold / bleeds back into the ground.’ The icon is revealed as anyone’s loved face—and that beloved face can help one to know…” (Ahsahta Press)

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