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A Public Space

No. 31

This is an issue of weather and misinterpretation, and the unexpected patterns created by these natural forces.

Table of Contents



 

Textile

Dorothy Liebes

Dorothy Liebes


 

Sculpture

Atmospheric Reentry

What would it feel like to wear a cloud.

Maiko Takeda


 

Fiction

A Lot of Good It Does Being in the Underworld

It's not damnation that sends you there. It's the instinct for return.

Corinna Vallianatos


 

Fiction

The Funeral

He wanted to be held together by people who had known the shape of him as a child.

Mahreen Sohail


 

Fiction

Ghost in Translation

It's good to keep some disappearances alive.

Marzia Grillo


 

Poetry

Solitudes.com

I have to confess I thought it would be different / this time.

Allison Titus


 

Photography

Luigi Ghirri

Luigi Ghirri


 

Poetry

Of the Distempers of Horses

Robert Ostrom


 

Poetry

On First Looking into Emily Wilson’s Homer

Cecily Parks


 

Poetry

The Lamp of Drama

Joshua Edwards


 

Fiction

Rome, New York

He felt a sensation in his body that at first was opposable, amusing, refutable. 

Mark Hage


 

Fiction

Erratics

No one ever paid enough attention.

Kate Walbert


 

Photography

Josef Koudelka

Josef Koudelka


 

Poetry

Greenest

Joanna Klink


 

Poetry

Two Poems

Timothy Donnelly


 

Fiction

The Dog Star

I have a confession to make, I said to Laura. I can't sing a note and I can't dance.

Edward McWhinney


 

Fiction

A Body in Motion

There was such confusion of light and dancing and getting at something she didn't have but wanted.

Kayla Blatchley


 

Poetry

Two Poems

Lynn Melnick


 

Poetry

Two Poems

Lisa Olstein


 

Fiction

That’s the Pain You Have

It felt like betrayal.

Brandon Taylor


 

Partnership

Sunshower

Josephine Sarvaas


 

Partnership

Tree Club

Christopher Chilton


 

Poetry

Extended Melodies

Diane Mehta


 

Poetry

Three Poems

​Tomaž Šalamun


 

Poetry

Boyhood

Nick Flynn


 

Poetry

Incantation for a Lake

Hussain Ahmed


 

Poetry

My Sister Likes Girls and Does Not Return for My Mother’s Fiftieth

Tawanda Mulalu


 

Poetry

An Authentic Life

Jennifer Chang


 

Art

Piero Manzoni

Piero Manzoni


 

Essay

Return Mail

Memory is a fish out of water.

H. L. Kim


 

Fiction

Snapshot

The house across the street grows silent, bewildered.

Kristin Keegan


 

Fiction

Heaven

I told you this memory, and now you’ve taken it for your own.

Vivian Hu


 

Fiction

Shotgun Calypso

I remember rolling the backseat window down and wondering if I was gonna forget someday.

Indya Finch


 

Fiction

Public Access

We’ll Be Alone

How are you, said her father, and she pretended not to hear.

Kate Doyle


 

Cannibal Translation

True History: A Rendering

You need to think carefully / about what I don't know how to tell you

Bernal Díaz del Castillo


 

Sketchbook

My Pencil Was Frantic

An artist must paint not what he sees in nature, but what is there.

Charles Burchfield

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