Warscapes Articles

May 5, 2016
LA POÉSIE DE LA GUERRE Prologue Is war the ultimate test of manhood? Or is fighting just one hell of a hoot? Or is it both, and neither,...
April 20, 2016
After a period of escalating political violence in Burundi, rebels attacked several army bases near Bujumbura on December 11th, 2015...
March 18, 2016
Author's Introduction In Interrogating Water (Salmon, 2014), I deploy an array of forms and formats—ballad, sonnet, villanelle, psalm,...
January 25, 2016
Editor's Preface: To isolate one detail from Charles Cantalupo’s ekphrastic poem: Drawing the moment of stillness when the insect and...
November 23, 2015
Editor’s Introduction Shirin Bismallah’s poems are disarming. The language enfolds, protects, we might say, the consciousness inside the...
September 21, 2015
Introduction ABSENT TREES AND ROPE By Brenda Marie Osbey From May through October, whites beat, stabbed, shot, lynched , burned at the...
September 7, 2015
Warscapes editors choose poems that reflect on home, exile, journeys, war and humanity in light of the current refugee crisis. Crossings By...
August 7, 2015
What a pity that the pastoral interlocutors had apparently never heard of that British wizard of words, named Shakespeare! If they could...
June 2, 2015
Editor's Introduction: There is a Zuni story, translated and transcribed by Dennis Tedlock ( Finding the Center , University of Nebraska,...
April 28, 2015
Time has come. Today, we mourn our loss as we celebrate his life and honor his legacy. With deep sadness, we say farewell to Tesfamariam...
April 17, 2015
Author's Introduction: Babasaheb Ambedkar (14 April 1891 – 6 December 1956), was a man of many talents: a jurist, a critical scholar of...

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