Spring 2015 Issue 5: Here Comes The Sun

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Red Wolf Journal

Red Wolf Journal Issue 5 (Spring 2015)
Our theme: “Here Comes The Sun”


Cover art: Vincent Van Gogh, Three Sunflowers in a Vase

Amour, le jour se leve


Life is full of strife. Not a bowl of roses. Yet it’s really about how you see, isn’t it? Notes of green, yellow, orange. These balance out, dominate, crowd out the shadows. The brown and the gray. Their presence fills the heart with song, yelling: here comes the sun (yea, The Beatles). We’re sun-worshippers. The sun is the center of your universe, as a lover is. Each day, when the sun goes up, is a moment of rebirth. We’re born again. Art, in tandem, is about making it new. As a trope in poetry, the sun is really about transcendence. Finding the sublime in the mundane. Experiencing joie de vivre. As practicing poets, we like to think art…

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About T A Smith

Just one of the literacy scholars on this site who wants to explore writing in all its complexities.
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