Conundrum Press shares its authors' work through its new lit sampler, The Conundrum. Read On White Space and Silence from Phantom Canyon there and the fine work of many of my fellow authors at Conundrum..
Conundrum Press introduces the first issue of The Conundrum: a sampling of its published books, including Phantom Canyon: Essays of Reclamation
Despairing of words for love, which Friedrich Nietzsche described as markers for “something already dead in our hearts,” Kathryn Winograd goes searching for images instead. . .
You know how you remember where you were, who you were with, and what you were doing when you listened to such-and-such a song, maybe for the first time? Like Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” when no doubt you should not have been there, and certainly not with that crowd, under those conditions, in a smoky basement apartment with black lights on Oglethorpe Avenue in Savannah? Right. You do.
This is how it is for me with the first essay I ever heard from what has become Phantom Canyon—“Bathing.”
The Newest from Migrations at 9600 Feet, my year long series on environmental issues and natural wonders at Beacon, a platform for reader-supported journalism.
from Sky Glow and the Dark-Adapted Eye
Finally, light shuts, the last of it caught in one of the long flat clouds at sunset that mother calls “weird,” but now, one year after moving to Denver, adds the word, “beautiful.”
“I’ve never seen that before,” she tells me, “all that gold light held in the clouds.