The names on the Declaration of Independence were people who risked a King’s fury to rewrite the future by way of revolution. They dared this king to be their damnation. They saw another future in these waterways and woods as the sunlight here chipped wisdom into their faces. Studying maps by lamplight, they were surrounded by a country of damp, black earth below open spaces shuddering with lightning and rain. The names on the Declaration of Independence scorched history and set their moment apart in a way that still quickens the native pulse with the mountainous immortality old fingers create
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Featuring: Issue 101, published January 2022, features works of poetry, flash fiction, short nonfiction, and photography by Shannon L. Bowring, Ash Margaret Cheatham, Susan Michele Coronel, Doug Dabbs, Luciana Francis, Jeremiah Gilbert, Carol Hamilton, Peggy Hammond, Ceinwen E Cariad Haydon, Richard Holinger, Joanne Jagoda, Alicia Byrne Keane, Marina Klutse, S. Frederic Liss, Pete Madzelan, Tiffany Mi, George Moore, Stephanie Parent, Paul Rabinowitz, Lisa Rigge, Lori Rottenberg, Rikki Santer, Terry Sanville, Claire Scott, Patricia L. Scruggs, Jose Varghese, Richard Weaver, Sheryl L. White, Thomas Reed Willemain, B.J. Wilson, Sally Zakariya, Denise Zubizarreta.
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