“Sin and love and fear are just sounds that people who have never sinned nor loved nor feared have for what they never had and cannot have until they forget the words” Addie Bundren, As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner 1: A Space to Fill a Lack More to be, what I repeat is … Continue reading Theme in Variegation [3 poems]
I dream a dream where in the dream I have dreamed you are dreaming of having put away a dream for a rainy day, another time when Death might visit. I recall having reminded you that you had remembered having been told by someone I had never met that rain in a dream is a purgation image. It … Continue reading In the Name of the Dreamer
I look for you in my dreams, she says (he imagines). When aware, I walk in them alone, unaware . . . I persist in trying to reach out to touch you . . . all around me silhouettes moving about. I want no more than to find you waiting for me in my … Continue reading I LOOK FOR YOU IN MY DREAMS
Prefatory Remarks 'A' and 'the' are more than determiners, what we in English call the indefinite and definite articles . . . both of them are morphemes, smaller units of meaning as would be the -ly suffix in English, a derivational morpheme changing, for instance, the adjective 'true' to the adverb, 'truly.' An inquiry is … Continue reading A Representation of the Human
Strange Perfection Great idea--Restoration Period production . . . worked out on today's stage, which might resemble the Restoration Proscenium, but probably not the Elizabethan stage . . . if We were to do a play of Shakespeare's in a year, and move through successive ages, choosing representative productions, via production notes and texts … Continue reading Folger Library to do a Restoration Period Production of MACBETH
PUBLISHING AND CONTRIBUTING EDITOR, JAY V. RUVOLO https://issuu.com/thefallingleafreview/docs/the_falling_leaf_review__summer_201
What is Land's End? What does it signify, say, symbolize, mean? Land's End is not only the end of land at the edge of the sea, but the edge of everything we stand on. And we do stand on the edge, at the brink, the cup always over full, spilling over itself, of course, a … Continue reading Land’s End, by Jay Ruvolo
The Summer 2018 issue of The Falling Leaf Review is out. It is published on ISSUU.COM at issuu.com/thefallingleafreview. Poetry, Fiction and Photography, all by Jay Ruvolo. Jay Ruvolo is also the Publishing Editor.