The winter issue of the journal is out. You can view it here.
Thanks to all who helped contribute to the journal this month, including Chuck Miller, Chris Honeycutt, Colleen Eren, David Kaczynski, Joshua Medsker, Roger Green and Ryan Semerad.
Pieces include an in-depth analysis of the “I Am Troy Davis” message and its reception; a look at parallel justice techniques, why they’re needed and their application; looking at a real life example of reaching out to victims of crime in Schenectady; and poetry and fiction.
The Camera Pans
By Dahn Shaulis
The camera pans onto the damaged street
to women holding onto photos
of their heroes,
and the women weep out loud:
Though they do not look like us, we think,
as we see them cry;
we see the faithful women, who just hope to see
remains of their families, buried in the dust
But we do not hear them whisper
Though they do whisper “so it must be,”
and they name their future children
after fallen heroes buried in the dust
Yes, it is the will of God, they think
And “by God’s will so it must be.”
And so, it will always be.