The article looks at the use of apostrophe in popular music, a figure of speech, often used in poetry where a poet speaks directly to an absent person, place, or thing.
For any Jason Isbell fan, "Decoration Day" is usually a favorite song, but the lyrics tell a complicated story. This piece explores the song's story and themes.
Here's a poem from long before I started The White Whale. The imagery came to me in a dream, and I woke up the next day and wrote the poem.
A review of the latest album, The Tunnel Sessions, by Maddy Walsh from The Blind Spots, which was inspired by a tunnel in central Pennsylvania and the pandemic
Elizabeth heard the sirens blaring, a clangor that drove her to the window of her city apartment to see the tires screeching down the street below. But there was nothing---not an ambulance, not a fire truck, not even a single police car. Her husband, comfortably reading the New York Times in his winged-back chair, sat …