OCT  Old Art Guy 2018

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NEW authorS:

none this month


Halloween Story

poem by Wayne Edwards


poem by Wayne Edwards

Scary Place

poem by Wayne Edwards


poem by Wayne Edwards

Bear Scare

poem by Wayne Edwards

Epic Fails

essay by Paul Hord

Minor Complaints

essay by Corky Cummings

Fall Husks

essay by Michael O’Brien

What Art Education?

essay by  John Pinkerton

Hell, I’m an Entrepreneur

essay by  John Pinkerton

Happy Pessimist

essay by  John Pinkerton


essay by  John Pinkerton

OK, We Lost

essay by Bill Neinast

Do Democrats Have No Shame?

essay by Bill Neinast

Bring Back the WPA

essay by Bill Neinast

Senators and Sense

essay by Bill Neinast


eight hundred and  thirty Archived Essays and two hundred and eighty-six Archived Poems and Songs and forty-one Short Fictional  Works and one Novel and one audiobook and thirty-four Guest Authors and sixty-four Guest Artists

Eleven new essays and  five new poems and thirty contributing artists

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John William Waterman


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