Entries Tagged as 'Filth'

Filth: The Writings of Archibald Crouton, Part V

May 21st, 2011 · 3 Comments

Something ends. The little stage, where once stringed, roughed, and mantled moppets danced, blackens and battens. Even after all have gone home to their kittens and placemats the stage remains. A tableau. Symbolizing what lingers when all the sounds of smiles have faded and all that was once created have returned to their place on [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Filth · May 2011 · Nonfiction

Filth: The Writings of Archibald Crouton Part IV

February 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

You envision a man resting on his knees, hands atop the thighs, shoulders and back bowed and curved forward, head low. His eyes are closed and he only moves from his breath. Heaving upward from his chest to the ambit of his arched body. Maybe it is raining and humid. Maybe somewhere nearby a fire [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · February 2011 · Filth · Poetry

Filth: The Writings of Archibald Crouton, Part III

December 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

In parts one and two of our unexpected sally into the mystery of the unknown poet Archibald Crouton, we had questions and searched for answers. Often those searches led us kicking empty cans down the back allies he seemed to love so much. But every time we could return to the poems themselves, seemingly the [...]

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Tags: 2010 · AP Issues · December 2010 · Filth · Poetry

Filth: The Writings of Archibald Crouton, Part II

October 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment

In part one of our descent into filth – the exploration of the unknown drunkard-prince of Ames, Archibald Crouton – we were left with nothing but questions. Who was the man? Where had he gone and why did he go? Little more than uncovering the only two known photos of Crouton has been accomplished. And [...]

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Tags: 2010 · AP Issues · Filth · October 2010 · Poetry

Filth: The Writings of Archibald Crouton, Part I

September 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Any time a beat-up briefcase appears at your door with a typewritten note explaining that the contents within are long forgotten writings from an eccentric puppeteer, you take time to read each piece of paper, napkin, and receipt. And when the note continues on to explain the mysterious disappearance, and even more mysterious life, of [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · Filth · Poetry · September 2010