Allie Long

Learn from the Poetry of Dead Writers, Then Let Them Die

In an age where we overanalyze art (and those who created it) to death, poetry is a singular force. It is what it is and forever has value because of it.   There are two things that bring me to tears: hormone fluctuations and poetry. I am not stoic by any stretch, in fact, it’s not uncommon for someone to accuse me of being melodramatic, but I am not ... Read the full article

Terrible Political Change, What Is It Good For? Well, Art, Actually

As we watch Zimbabwe tear itself apart, our extended history indicates that the worse things get, the better the art we produce becomes.