The Fourth River

Viewing: February, 2018

Tributaries, The New Nature: “the tenth muse (i drink to you)”

By on February 28, 2018

By Sylvan Lebrun   I sit across a table from a mortal bleeding out as the cruel touch of admiration flays her alive for to think of a person as more than a person is to kill them and when

Tributaries, The New Nature: “Death Means Beautyful”

By on February 21, 2018

By Akpa Arinzechukwu   Patched pavements — broken lamps and shards of bottles that once knew comfort In the hands of heavy drinkers — All the things that string life together spiral away — you weren’t a spectator You were

Tributaries, The New Nature: “From this Sharp Place”

By on February 14, 2018

Selected by Ira Sukrungruang   By Alani Hicks-Bartlett   Despite our vantage point / from this sharp place, / there is such an expansive and gaping silence / to the left, / where the low, smooth valley / boasts the

Tributaries: “Emperor”

By on February 7, 2018

image by Christopher Michel   By Justin Herrmann   Pipes Froze. The bathroom at the ice runway near McMurdo was covered with inches of black water. Samantha suggested we clean in our bunny boots to keep our feet dry. In