Issue #28: Dream a Little Dream

Welcome to The Wild Word

Spotlight

Maria Behan on the malignancy of Trump, immorality overload, and America as a banana republic

Letters from Berlin

Annie Mark-Westfall on the lessons her son will learn growing up in Germany

Behind Domestic Lines

Jami Ingledue on the damage done by the patriachy and how to raise boys in this era of Trump

COLUMNS

Gaze

Gaze

Irena Ioannou on the dream of gender equality and the work that still needs to be done

Spotlight

Spotlight

Maria Behan on the malignancy of Trump, immorality overload, and America as a banana republic

Roar

Roar

Lorna O’Hara on the upcoming Irish abortion referendum and on imagining a more compassionate Ireland

Head Above Water

Head Above Water

Tim Clark on dreams past and present, big and small, and the love of a good story

Behind Domestic Lines

Behind Domestic Lines

Jami Ingledue on the damage done by the patriachy and how to raise boys in this era of Trump

Not Another TV Dad

Not Another TV Dad

CL Bledsoe on growing up in the Bible Belt, faith, and the demons that haunted his dreams

Brood

Brood

Robert Taylor on Kanye’s tirades, fandom, and becoming ourselves

Dear Growler

Dear Growler

Our agony aunt Growler gives advice to a single woman who feels pressured to get married and have children

ORIGINS

FICTION

Origins

Origins

In our new ORIGINS column poet Jessica Purdy writes on the inspiration behind her poem ‘Dream Meteor’

POETRY

Sandra Sarala

Sandra Sarala

Sandra Sarala’s poems ‘Nocturnal Emission’ and ‘I am not a dream’

Steve Kleptetar

Steve Kleptetar

Steve Klepetar’s poems ‘Swept with Rain’, ‘The House of Hills’, and ‘A Trail of Crumbs’

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