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Home: Finding My Way in the Maine Woods Part 3: Promised Land

Anthony EmersonCovering FAMILY, PLACE, AND HEALTHTDR Regular Contributor / October 20, 2021 Part Three: Promised Land There is a place that I love so much I wish nobody else knew about it. And yet, people do know about it. I’ve seen other souls haunting the space, blind to my reverence and sense of ownership over […]

Minneapolis Almost a Year and a Half After George Floyd’s Death

Nicole ZelnikerCOVERING A YEAR LATER: HOW LOCAL COMMUNITIES CONTINUE TO ADVOCATE FOR BLACK LIVES AFTER GEORGE FLOYD’S MURDERTDR Regular Contributor / October 19, 2021 George Floyd’s death resonated with people across the country and around the world. In the immediate aftermath, protests cropped up in cities near and far. Politicians and grassroots organizers have come […]

My soul sits at the edge of Arlington and Washington DC

A Poem by Anita Nahal Quietly awaiting my return. Arms crossed, kinda slouched, in grass blades drenched to their core, at the corner of where Arlington and DC shake hands. Puddles around me…tiny pools of hope glistening and swaying, grooving with drops that fall incessantly. Not the stormy kind. Enough to wet me, though leaving […]

Poem About Pee

A Poem by Michael Cox-Maldonado for Fred D’Aguiar To search online if it’s your prostate?Petrifying, like spottinga poison tree frog on your palm.A lump that pollutes.My professor, polite and playful,I will write, just like you.Us drinking Shock Top at Wolfgang Pucks.Picture us poeticizing with all the p’s and piss.Pick up the pace? How with plague […]

Want to Be a Writer? Write Something!

Ronald McGuireCovering The Business of Being a WriterTDR Regular Contributor /October 1, 2021 So you want to be a writer, and the starting point seems obvious, write something! Therein lies the problem. Writing, creating, storytelling, that is the beginning of the journey, not the destination. The next step is getting published, and as hard as […]

My Pen

A Prose Poem by Saba Nourollahi They say you need strength to like those who disagree,Even greater strength to love through the disagreements.But why is it that when it comes to you, whom love should be unconditional, it feels like love and support are currenciesOnly given when you have the desire to.It seems that desire […]

LaTonya Floyd Wants Justice

Nicole ZelnikerCOVERING A YEAR LATER: HOW LOCAL COMMUNITIES CONTINUE TO ADVOCATE FOR BLACK LIVES AFTER GEORGE FLOYD’S MURDERTDR Regular Contributor / September 20, 2021 LaTonya Floyd wants justice. She wants justice for her brother, George Floyd, and for every other person who has, like her, lost the people they love in an epidemic of violence. […]


A Poem by Wayne David Hubbard wanderlust is my middle name unpenned verbs in the book of longing alanis morissette crooning irony through tinny speakers at a bar in arizona i raise a shot glass to you and swallow it whole Wayne David Hubbard is an author and educator. His work appears in Button Poetry, […]


A Poem by d w Stojek O’ it’s a lonely maypole in three footfall snow, and where may I go without reason, without clothes? By the seat of my bicycle, full of frost and icicles let my Fancy sway, unfettered in the winter’s shortened day… “Yes, but well, what are you doing here?” Had you […]

Autism, Writing, and the Encroaching World

Robert FrombergCovering Autism and CreativityTDR Regular Contributor / September 15, 2021 Now available: Robert Fromberg’s How to Walk with Steve Join Us on September 26, 2021, at 1 pm for our How to Walk with Steve launch party. The event is free and will feature readings from Robert Fromberg, Adrienne Marie Barrios, Victoria Buitron, and […]


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