Issue 6.1 – Fiction

25 December 1989. Leonard Bernstein gave a concert in Berlin celebrating the end of the Wall, including the 9th Symphony (Ode to Joy) with the word “Joy” (Freude) changed to “Freedom” (Freiheit) in the lyrics sung. The rain hit the house as Cara stood snug by the front bay window, holding a china mug of…

Issue 6.1 – Poetry

  You told yourself it was easier to imagine a thousand reasons than to know any one answer. There was glory in the theory of having no choice. He was your hero, more magical than Jesus or so you thought. He smoked Winston’s and blew smoke rings in the air. You thought he was invincible….