Crime and Punishment
by Jeffrey Cyphers Wright
“Judy, mixed media, 6×4″, 2015”, Copyright © Jeffrey Cyphers Wright, 2016
The Insane Dutch Tradition
of Writing Poems For Sinter Klaas
by bart plantenga
The Dutch equivalent of Santa Claus comes on December 5, which is celebrated by the giving of gifts, each of which [technically] should come with a RHYMING poem written about the receiver by the giver, usually in a humorous, somewhat mocking tone. This leads to a lot of stress and all sort of online rhyming dictionary site crashing. Not something sane, well-meaning people need during this already busy period of the year… Here is my 2015 version of this inherent stressful event, which we celebrated a day early because Nina is on her way to Paris Climate Summit COP21.