WRITING The Steiny Road to Operadom Gertrude As Buddha The sculptor Jo Davidson depicted Gertrude Stein as a sitting Buddha. A copy of this sculpture can be seen in New York City's Bryant Park. Karren Alenier
MEDIA La Femme La Mujer La Donna Music Misery I can't help but feel the irony in using music that offends me, tortures me and rapes my ears every time I am forced to hear it at a red light or at a party or an event. Lia Beachy
POETRY Life Among the Heffalumps WWJMD (What Would Jo March Do)? Every December, as the holidays approached, when I was a child, I'd think of Santa. Until I read "Little Women." Kathi Wolfe
COMICS Old Hippy Work Blows, Dude! Elliot Feldman
FICTION The serialization of a new novel by Martin Challis Chapter Ten, Part 2 - In Country Before she could finish describing what she'd seen, he had turned and started the descent back down the slope. Jenni quickly followed. She knew he held the same fear.