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Abstract seeks fine art in all forms that engages with both the crises and joys of our shared human condition. We seek art that engages the edge of now; we seek to explore a future forward zeitgeist with a respect for the gifts of the past. We are looking for both established and emerging artists across a broad range of genres. Our criterion is quality.



X by Lara Candland

24 Nov 2017, Posted by JL Jacobs in Poetry

Art: Symphony of Color by Pamela Habing, @pamelahabingart About the author: Lara Candland’s pamphlet Tongue Child, was published in the Palanquin/TDM series at the University of South Carolina/Aiken, and individual poems have been published or are forthcoming in Free Verse, Fence, The Colorado Review, Barrow Street,…


Current Status, January 20 by W.L. Winter

17 Nov 2017, Posted by JL Jacobs in Poetry

Art: Firouzeh Bakhtiari, @firouzeh_bakhtiari CURRENT STATUS, JANUARY 20 About the author: W.L. Winter posts regularly on the poetry sharing website Hello Poetry. Five of Winter’s poems have been selected for the Daily Poem there. Winter is also an occasional host and has been the Featured Poet at Oklahoma City’s…


Envy by Robert Ferrier

15 Nov 2017, Posted by JL Jacobs in Poetry

Art: Philip A. Zimmerman, @philip.a.zimmermann ENVY In my dream, I walk as Scott Momaday rocks beneath boots, beside a stream The breeze’s bite – winter’s presage My voice pours the poet’s baritone paints tropes – pine green the stream’s icy flow – blue and diamond Does peer…


C.D. Wright, ShallCross by rob mclennan

01 Nov 2017, Posted by JL Jacobs in Poetry

Art: André Gonçalves, @andre_goncalves_arts C.D. WRIGHT, SHALLCROSS Who will be the author? Speak for and to and with. What did I miss? Reeling, with remedy. A subject of big hands. Self-portrait, ibid. Taxonomy. This body an ocean. Relentless. Intimate, charged. How deep, when the water. Conversely. If…


The Glass As Half by Steven Mayoff

01 Nov 2017, Posted by JL Jacobs in Poetry

Art: Alexandra Bath by André Gonçalves, @andre_goncalves_arts THE GLASS AS HALF 1 Being alive in the moment and the moment to come. The drinking glass is a mind nourished on a facsimile of emptiness. The faucet sings one clear drip after another. The glass as half is…


Recipe for a Better World by David Lohrey

26 Oct 2017, Posted by JL Jacobs in Poetry

Art: Cyril Larvor, @cyrillarvor RECIPE FOR A BETTER WORLD Don’t you know the difference between a potato and a lion? That’s odd. They put lions on pajamas but not potatoes. You’ll never see potatoes on your brother’s pajamas. Lions roar. Lions are not called spuds. Lions…


2029 At the Latest by David Lohrey

25 Oct 2017, Posted by JL Jacobs in Poetry

Art: “CiGar Web” by Ferrandis Issaev, @ferrandisissaev 2029 AT THE LATEST My guardian won’t let me out to play. She told me to amuse myself in my room. She doesn’t want me to get wet. She’s afraid the neighbor’s dog might bite. I have some games I…

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