The Oyez Review, Roosevelt University’s award-winning literary journal, has been in publication for over forty years. Among other readers relevant to issue #42, Donna Vorreyer will read a selection of her poems including "Compline with a Dream of Folded Arms," which is also featured …
Just a Little Piece of Heartburn
by Tom Cheshire
56p, b&w with color cover, 5.5"x8.5"
"I typically hate poets for a number of reasons. 1.) They smell funny. 2.) They spread venereal diseases. 3.) They usually have the personalities of mold and could care less about flesh. Tom Cheshire is not a poet. He is a goddamn human being who writes beautiful words. These are poems that make feasts of this life, invite you to orgies, and provide penicillin for the horrible plagues that are inside of us all. If you don’t read these poems you’ll probably get cancer, or at least fifteen years bad luck. Go ahead. Do it. Read them. Your loins and your spirit will thank you. I haven’t felt this strong in years." -Scott McClanahan - Writer