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 On Intla: snow that has drifted indoors
I still feel the need of some imperishable bliss--Wallace Stevens
Last week, I drove through freezing fog, a great slick of it settled over Highway 24 through Ute Pass toward Divide. It's called "atmospheric icing" when "water dropblets in the atmosphere freeze on objects they contact." And then the "rime" forms...