I encourage everyone to come join us at The Twig Bookshop, March 7 from 4-6. Featured readers include Alisa Mullen, Diego Ramirez, Robert Ferrelli, Erica Seiler, and Gerard Robledo. We hope to see you all there!
The Thing Itself is a publication of Our Lady of the Lake University’s MA/MFA Program in Creative Writing, Literature, and Social Justice.
About Us The Thing Itself is a print and online literary journal powered by the students of Our Lady of the Lake University. Until recently, the journal exclusively published student work, but has now opened its doors to outside submissions.
It felt like we were choosing the children themselves, as though the quality of illustrations and story would certainly affect their burgeoning development. Choose Green Eggs instead of Cloudy Meatballs, and our children might speak in contrived sing-song rhymes, instead
The clouds capture rays From the sunset haze; They begin to clear As night draws near. The sun reflects its light Onto the moon, and into the night. The stars they twinkle As they part to be single. I see
[one_half][/one_half] our history has been caught for a moment and maybe a lifetime in the perils of the sea it has been left for the sharks to devour it all that we contain in one blood stained battle of thrashing
[one_half]The other night, while being driven home by my father I saw a mountain of a woman Crying on the curb of a gas station She had on her favorite fluorescent pink wind-shorts And her hair was up in rollers
I want to feel The way that words describe feeling Laced throughout the books, In nothing but mimic. Yet the numbed pathos Of childhood and the peopled chains Hold me to a solid cynicism Capable only of incapability. Because
I don’t know why, but I love the cries of a lonely train in the middle of a night like the cold one peering into my covered windows. Hearing that siren blare in the far black distance gives me some
Hello fellows artisans! I’m pleased to inform all of you that Garden Tea Lounge hosts an Open Mic Night every other Monday! The next event will be February 11th! 6 pm – 9 pm. The address is 2375 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio,