Mr. Willie Brown

Mr. Willie Brown

2019 marks 100 years since Red Summer and the lynching and killing of hundreds of blacks across the county. Willie Brown was lynched in my hometown, Omaha, on Sept  28, 1919. A mob of nearly 10,000, a horde of angry and racist men stormed the courthouse, breaking...

Bublish Excerpts “Farthest House”

Nourish the SoulI was seventeen when my savior arrived in the form…BublishThoughts Are ThingsPeople often ask me if I think those words are true…Bublish The Lynching of Willie Brown2019 marks 100 years since Red Summer and the lynching and...

Bublish Excerpts “River People”

Tyrants Remain Embrace the FutureThe bison had perished; the Sioux no longer rode.BublishImages in My WorkWhen writing, I make extnsive notes even…Bublish In CelebrationBridget sucked in a deep breath at the site of a …BublishEvery Gain DivineI have a...
Selkies

Selkies

“Sealskin to Her Selkie,” is a wonderful poem by KT Herr. It’s about shutting ourselves away, regretting choices we’ve made, and losing the memory of “how to wake a body/to its home’s emphatic music.” River People: This is an excellent read. So well written it makes...