Refresh, Refresh

In Benjamin Percy’s short story, “Refresh, Refresh,” Percy powerfully captures the urgency of a young, fatherless boy searching for his father: “[O]n this bike I could ride and ride and ride, away from here, up and over the Cascades, through… Read More ›

Weary Blues

The Weary Blues Droning a drowsy syncopated tune, Rocking back and forth to a mellow croon, I heard a Negro play. Down on Lenox Avenue the other night By the pale dull pallor of an old gas light He did… Read More ›

Jekyll Gives Birth to Prufrock

Robert Louis Stevenson first published his short novel, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, in the year 1885. Technically, Stevenson is considered part of the Victorian Era, the period of time between Romanticism and Modernism when Queen… Read More ›