Monthly Archives: December 2013

Monthly Archives: December 2013

Love At Last Sight: Stories by Thea Bowering — review by Mark McCawley

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Love At Last Sight: Stories by Thea Bowering   review by Mark McCawley   Love At Last Sight by Thea Bowering NeWest Press, 280 pp ISBN 978-1-927063-34-7 $9.59 CAN Kindle | $14.36 CAN Paperback September, 2013   In sinuous folds of cities old and grim, Where all things, even horror, turn to grace, I follow, in obedience to my whim, Strange, feeble, charming creatures round the place. — Charles Baudelaire, “The Little Old Women”   To the flâneur, his city …

Urban Graffiti Mix #14

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Urban Graffiti Mix #14 by Mark Mccawley on Mixcloud Transgressive, discursive. Sex, desire, obsession, addiction. Poems, fictions, letters. Dialogues, monologues. Secrets. Dreams. Something old, something new. More than just the usual literary fare. Urban, ironic, sarcastic, sardonic, sometimes caustic. Allegorical. These poets, dream-weavers, memoirists, fictioneers, songwriters, storytellers, seek out new, unique vernacular to tell their particular narratives. Authentic, visceral, subversive, insurgent, real. As with any good story, poem, memoir, song — only through repeated listening does the myriad levels of …