Part B

Arts and Culture reviews, previews, and comment pieces.

Milky Way

It was perfectly nighttime. There was a sloping tangle of layers of deep green thickly weaved. Short trees and stout bushes crowded together and collaged the earth with twisting limbs and smothered it…

Night

The moon on the sea has polished a mirror Etched its image in dull quicksilver The cicadas sing in the evening shadows As summer wanes and slowly mellows The night murmurs in bewitching charm Fills th…

Monsoon

I fell asleep all too soon Lulled by the quietening monsoon Pattering away on the roofs A thousand pairs of thundering hooves Down and down poured the sheets of rain Enough to render me insane The wor…

Persona

  Some days begin in darkness Before carbon flares in light Slow-wakening of illumination; To reside between its flickers Or exposed in spectral sight.   Pinned upon the table Limbs wrigglin…

the art of old films

Old doesn’t mean the hard hitting box office slams of the 2000s or the love stories to the tune of Norah Jones albums from the 90s. It means black and white, shadows looming on walls, female protagoni…