Posts by marepk12

Cliché: What, Why Not, and How

You know what cliché is, right? It’s a turn of phrase repeated so many times it pulls the curious trick of having less meaning than the simple descriptor it replaced.  On a more inclusive note, cliché can be be found in any abused writerly tool.  The constant, unrelenting exposure dulls their cutting edges against the […]

Launch Recap

We know, we know; the Sheepshead Review launch party is the biggest event of the year, and you missed it. Or maybe you didn’t, but you’re already missing those galaxy cupcakes and the sweet sound of poetry crooned to you by Sheepshead staff and authors over a microphone.   If that’s the case, we’ve got […]

On A Softer World

A Softer World is poetry bracketed by triptych image and strips of text that look like they were razored out of old books and typewriter reams. It is also bracketed by thick black lines. In fact, by standard definitions, it’s a comic: three panels, images, and captions. But the contents within this form consist of […]