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The Anthem in My Stomach

- By James Janko

Jasper Johns, Poster, (Flag) Moratorium, 1969
USA lithograph on paper; 52.2 × 72.4 cm (20 9/16 × 28 1/2 in.)
Gift of Various Donors; 1981-29-52
Cooper Hewitt collection

At Soldier Field, Home of the Chicago Bears

If I had really good eyes, I might see the threads that join me to the crowd, or even to one old man, this fellow next to me, for example, his cheeks as flush as a Christmas card Santa, his eyes moist, his hand over his heart as he gazes at the flag and sings. He is, by all accounts, normal. He sings like a patriot, as do 40,000 or more others, all of them as normal as football on a Sunday afternoon....


Trump Papers 3

- By Ward Schumaker

NOT HAPPENING, an image from TRUMP PAPERS, a show of hand-painted broadsides by San Francisco artist Ward Schumaker, 20 October - 6 November 2018 at Jack Fischer Gallery.


Ward Schumaker
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Trump Papers
20 October - 6 November 2018
Jack Fischer Gallery
San Francisco

10 Questions

10 Questions for Emma Bolden

- By Abby MacGregor

He could never trust a thing, he says,
that bleeds for seven days and doesn’t
die. Ha. Just a joke, he says. Lighten up.
Ha. By this red he tries to read me right
between the eyes.
from “Portrait of the Woman as Blood”, Fall 2018 (Vol. 59, Issue 3)

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10 Questions

10 Questions for Leah Poole Osowski

- By Abby MacGregor

Wolf throat, words pace
but don’t exit the mouth.
                                      The man in the office
across the hall is going bear hunting this weekend.

All I want to do is jump on the bear’s back
and keep my eyes closed forever.
—from “Domain: Eukarya”, Fall 2018 (Vol. 59, Issue 3)


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