the romantics

"My life closed twice before its close; it yet remains to see if immortality unveils a third event to me, so huge, so hopeless to conceive, as these that twice befell. Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need of hell."

-Emily Dickinson


RUNNING RED

I'm punched red as the green hills watch.  They roll on in silence, echoing the red fists that work my face into bulges and gashes.  Carl used to strike me pink with love. But these days, it's with fists.


Midwest Poetry Vibe

The National Council of Negro Women hosted the Midwest Poetry Vibe in the Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom on Wed. Nov. 3 from 7 to 10 p.m. The event was open-mic style and presented live music from Omaha R&B band The Last Few.


On sunlight

On Sunlight


Showcase features local authors

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR The University of Nebraska at Omaha Bookstore and Criss library are giving local authors a chance to step into the spotlight with...

How Shakespearean are you?

Check out this wonderful tool from Oxford Press. It's a "How Shakespearean are you?" meter. In it you copy and paste some text into...

Get attached to Rainbow Rowell’s ‘Attachments’

Oh, the forbidden office romance. So exciting. So taboo.


Students share creative writing at Legends comic book store

By Derek Munyon Arts & Entertainment Editor Hidden in the brick-walled depths of Legends Comics and Coffee, with Magic and Dungeons and Dragons posters on the...