Weekend Poem: Labor Day by Joseph Millar

Even the bosses are sleeping late in the dusty light of September. The parking lot’s empty and no one cares. No one unloads a ladder, steps on the gas

Photo Feature: The Tightrope Walker

The girl in the picture cannot be more than 8 years of age. And, in keeping with the traditions of this age-old performance art, she, likely, started her career at the age of 4 or 5. This means that she must have started practicing as soon as she started to walk. Long, unimaginable sessions of 5-6 hours of rigorous work under all kinds of weather conditions, from unbearable heat to torrential rain.