Feature: The work of Sarah Eisenlohr

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In the Feature Series, we hand-select material from past In Parentheses Literary Magazine publications and highlight them on our blog for a new audience. Submit work to In Parentheses here.

Sarah Eisenlohris a collage artist based in Montana, USA and is currently a graphic design student and recent graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Her most recent pieces have been influenced by Biblical…

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Why Modern American Racism Will Exist for Another Few Hundred Years by M. Pitter

Why Modern American Racism Will Exist for Another Few Hundred Years by M. Pitter

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The murder of Michael Brown and the police intimidation and brutality that followed have pulled today’s mainstream discourse back into ascertaining how this country’s race problems could be resolved. Resolution of this historically American issue implies a sort of eradication of racism from American society. But how could this be achieved? Modern racism (as we know it today where people of…

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Feature: “Just Sign this Concerned” by S. Vargo

Feature: “Just Sign this Concerned” by S. Vargo (@ssvargo)

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In the Feature Series, we hand-select material from past In Parentheses Literary Magazine publications and highlight them on our blog for a new audience. Submit work to In Parentheses here.

Samuel Vargo has written poetry and short stories for print and online literary magazines, university journals and a few commercial magazines. Mr. Vargo worked most of his adult life as a newspaper…

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γ + δ: a selection of photographs by M. Pitter

γ + δ: a selection of photographs by M. Pitter

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Pardon the Interruption: Summer 2014 issue of In Parentheses is NOW AVAILABLE.

Pardon the Interruption: Summer 2014 issue of In Parentheses is NOW AVAILABLE.

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IP9 - In Parentheses Summer 2014 cover by Uzumaki http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/788094

IP9 – In Parentheses Summer 2014 cover by Uzumaki http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/788094

We apologize for the late release — but here we present the current issue of In Parentheses! The beginning of our THIRD VOLUME brings you awesome work from artists Uzumaki, Andre Viking, Ben Giles, Kiwana Semambya, and Magda Dudziak as well as fresh poetry, prose, and editorials by Melda Korparan, Samuel…

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Adieu to an Interesting World Cup 2014 by M. Pitter

Adieu to an Interesting World Cup 2014 by M. Pitter

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That’s it. We have once again reached the end of the quadrennial World Cup games. Good match, good tournament. Félicitations à l’équipe d’Allemagne.

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To the Hosts, Team Brasil:

You inherited a magnificent football legacy, but this year you have failed to deliver any contributions to your rich legacy and history. How could you lose as you did in the past couple of games to Germany and the…

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The Slow Parade… by Brittney Bullock

The Slow Parade… by Brittney Bullock

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Il Lee Pen Art 5 "Escapade"

Il Lee Pen Art 5 “Escapade”

If it was morning I couldn’t tell beneath the inky abyss of my eyelids,

couldn’t tell that it was you, stood right beside me,

tall, white and wide-eyed

looking across my shoulders

and looking to crack a joke as I marched myself awake

in a slow parade

over the ever-expanding crack of my eyes,

light moving through the canyon like cool molasses,

unleashed across the…

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Introducing the Black Gentrifier: An Emerging Social Anomaly by M. Pitter

Introducing the Black Gentrifier: An Emerging Social Anomaly by M. Pitter

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Streaming in popular discourse has been the phenomenon of gentrification in which it appearsmostly that young, open-minded, aesthetic-seeking white people move into low-income neighborhoods eventually causing the rent prices of these neighborhoods to rise and the blacks and Latinos who had lived in these hitherto-low-income neighborhoods can no longer afford to live there. Soon, these…

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Leave afterword…by G. Mramor

Leave afterword…by G. Mramor

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Leave afterword and don’t speak my name. Say instead I was a good boy, a handsome boy. And then you’ll say he was and you won’t know how to say it anymore. Say he and sad see the boy in the velvet blue dress Danni put him in because you’re so pretty. See the boy with the blue shadow in her eyes. See and say what you should’ve said because now you see her leaving and maybe god will send her this…

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