By Jeff Knorr
Featured Art: Sarina’s Flowers by Sarina Winner, Nancy Dick, Wendy Minor Viny
But not just any night,
on the 26th floor of the New Otani Hotel
the night of your aunt’s wedding
your new uncle and I threw centerpieces,
beautiful flowers in glass volleyball-sized
vases out of the window of their hotel room
in downtown L.A. We dropped them, in
amazement, the air flattening petals of roses,
the baby’s breath. They blew outRead More
By Jeff Knorr
Featured art: Winter Dreaming of Spring by Nancy Dick, Norman Calkanic, Kate Goreman, Patty Mitchell, and David Dewey
What information could you possibly deliver—
that he’s safe, that the kite he put in
for the GED has come through.
If you know the party’s extension you wish
to speak to, you may dial it at any time.
To dial his reference number
and have a phone ring in his cell.
Otherwise hold for a representative—
The art in this summer online edition emerges from Passion Works Studio, a collaborative community arts center located in Athens, Ohio, at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. “At the heart and soul of Passion Works is a core group of practicing professional artists with developmental differences. Offered a responsive structure, quality materials and welcoming space the artists reciprocate with wildly imaginative, beautiful creations that are fresh and approachable. Passion Works Studio invites makers of all abilities to work and thrive within partnerships celebrating the power of creativity, connection, and purpose.” New Ohio Review is proud to present these vibrant pieces as complements to our contributors’ writing.