“First World Problems: The Evolution, Ethics and Repurposing of a Cultural Meme” academic essay by Sierra Terhoch

First World Problems: The Evolution, Ethics and Repurposing of a Cultural Meme academic essay by Sierra Terhoch Internet memes can be described as “small units of culture” that are passed from “person to person by copying or imitation” (Shifman and Thelwall 2567). Often in the form of images, videos, or websites that are diffused to

““What a beautiful day for an Eschaton”: Game Logic and the Short-Circuit of Meaning” academic essay by Rob Patterson

  “What a beautiful day for an Eschaton”: Game Logic and the Short-Circuit of Meaning academic essay by Rob Patterson On a snow-filled Interdependence Day, the final foreseeable round of Enfield Tennis Academy’s homegrown game Eschaton is played. It is by far the most complicated and descriptively dense game within the text, which is notable

“14” poem by Haley Whishaw

  14 poem by Haley Whishaw It’s Sunday. It’s Sunday because through the window, past the half-bloom rhododendrons and before the forest filled with bee-eating birds, the car doors of the Baptists, or the Jehovah’s witnesses, or the Unitarians are slamming and popping like the rain that has crept across the white ceiling paint as

About Our Contributors

About Our Contributors Alberto Cristoffanini Benavente is a Chilean writer, who has lived half of his short life in Vancouver, Canada. There, he came across spoken word and became involved with the techniques and philosophies of a poetry out loud. He has been involved in UBC Slam and the Vancouver Poetry Slam, published in Tandem

“Crocodylia” poem by Jason Fernando

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“A Stasis in Motion: Wordsworth’s Poetics” academic essay by Reuben Jentink

A Stasis in Motion: Wordsworth’s Poetics academic essay by Reuben Jentink William Wordsworth’s “The Complaint of a Forsaken Indian Woman” is “concerned with the variations” (Simpson xi) in perspectival positionality. For David Simpson, “it is the mind that sees, not the eye” (xi). The forsaken woman’s “perspectival” death-song is a dialectic between, on the one