Groundspeed

Groundspeed

  A falling plane as vessel. As Valkyrie— The espresso shots tremble, darkening; the ounces chatter on the tray as the unceilinged twin- engine roar scourges the ear of the drive-thru worker who only made out double tall. Out the window, the plane jerks kite-like,...
Why Write? #16: Emilia Phillips

Why Write? #16: Emilia Phillips

In the ninth grade, my school accused me of witchcraft. On a Saturday, I had a sleepover to which a friend brought a Ouija board. The new girl said she felt sick to her stomach and called her father to pick her up. By second period Monday morning, the intercom...
IV. Bass Macabre

IV. Bass Macabre

Saul Bass, graphic designer We use death because it contains all life the way we use black for all colors, & light. &c. for all words & allegory for meaning. Meaning for all people is not the same. We take people for individuals. An individual for one....