Meet your Lumina Vol. XVI Staff!

The writer comes to the places where traces of making can actually be seen and smelled and touched expecting to be inspired and enabled, possibly even cured. Janet Malcolm I’m convinced that anyone willing to call themselves a writer is fascinated, at times addicted, to the terror and beauty in this life. The satisfying remains…

what can we do

This is why we need the creative arts, to help us make sense of all this mess. A wise man, who may be my father, said this days after news broke of the deaths of #AltonSterling, #PhilandoCastile, and the five Dallas police officers murdered in cold blood. As people who call themselves writers, it is…

Gush Red

Originally posted on Poet Rummager:
? The beauty in this world is heart stirring – yet when shadows attack, the colors bleed, and rivers once clear now gush red with grief. I grasp my darkness with both hands – afraid to let it roam on this battered land. Yet, you see others not holding back…

Ranch Gates

Originally posted on Stephen Page:
Stephen Page opens the gates to Jonathan’s ranch where “the sky is so large” and we walk with Jonathan “into the myth of the Wood, the legend of its shade, to lick the dew off leaves.” We ride horseback through the Belt of Venus. We greet Jonathan’s dog, who arrives…