The Elaine Race Massacre by J. Chester Johnson

The Elaine Race Massacre by J. Chester Johnson

The Elaine Race Massacre Essay and poetry by J. Chester Johnson  |  April 1, 2020 Presented by Green Mountains Review CONTENTS    Top | Intro | Essay | Poetry | About J. Chester Johnson GMR, Honoring History In February, 2013, Green Mountains Review (GMR) serialized...
Do-gooders

Do-gooders

  Warm, radiant afternoon after days and days of rainy gloom, the girls bursting with born-again good intention. “I want to eat more vegetables. Carrots and broccoli and green beans,” Giulia announces from her car seat. Isabella jumps in: “I want to drink...
Two Poems

Two Poems

    Curse What is metaled, what is stretched taut enough? What’s said –an albatross “happens”– back-lit by white and golden flurries of clouds. Can’t you see it soaring above the ship? A sentence of air, lisping between miles of wire and rope and sails. O My...
A Simple Question

A Simple Question

  For Sharon   One cannot prepare for slaughter. Last month, a cognition test for your son: Does a rock float in water? Airlifted to a German hospital, then Walter Reed in D.C. for three amputations. (One cannot prepare for slaughter.) We cling to updates...