Have you ever noticed, friend, that life just isn’t fair? People are not equal; only losers really care. Some folks take a coach-and-six and others simply walk; there’s those who till the earth all day while others sit and talk; some people go to college and others yet are soldiers and how this all gets sorted out, there aren’t cogent answers; first-born sons are … [Read more...]
Craig Kurtz has vexed the intelligentsia since the 1981 release of The Philosophic Collage. Recent work appears in Dalhousie Review, Seventh Quarry, Sheepshead Review, The Society of Classical Poets anthology 2016 and Tower Poetry; many others would just as soon string him up. He resides at Twin Oaks Intentional Community.
RECRUITMENT FOR THE SCHOOL OF SCOWERING HEADMASTER: Forsooth, the science of insult is mathematical, there’s protocols and formulas: it’s intellectual; sure, in the country, some bumpkin can merely slap a face, but in refinéd London, quarrels’ rules fill a bookcase; there’s etiquette and precedent and how to do it well, there’s statutes and concordats in the art of … [Read more...]