Tag Archives: John McCarthy

Review: Everyone I Love Is A Stranger to Someone by Annelyse Gelman

Posted in October 11, 2014
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  John McCarthy, PQ Contributing Editor Everyone I Love Is A Stranger To Someone Annelyse Gelman Write Bloody Publishing Paperback, 80 pages 978-1938912429 http://writebloody.com/shop/products/everyone-i-love-is-a-stranger-to-someone-by-annelyse-gelman/ Encountering a book as self-aware and honest as Annelyse Gelman’s Everyone I Love is a Stranger …

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Contentment through Metaphor: Poetry as a Creator of Myth

Posted in April 19, 2014

By John McCarthy If you are familiar with Joseph Campbell’s The Power of Myth, then you might be familiar with his idea that poetry is the only craft that can keep myth alive, alive in the present. Myth, as defined …

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Going the Distance, an essay by John McCarthy

Posted in July 30, 2013
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Mid-foot strike. Circle breathing. An explosion of words ready to rattle inside the steady skull. There is a synchronous, quiet glide. Most of the time, I am not thinking about anything on a run. Only when I stop, and a …

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