With Greek origins, the noun metonymy has carried itself through history. It means substituting an attribute or asset of a noun for the noun itself—i.e. track for racetrack. I like this word because it carries lots of meaning, flexing its implications in a few syllables. Our language borrows from every language, which can leave us […]

Political Commentary

Political commentary is fraught for writers and poets with conceptions and expectations. It is societally common to assign voting preferences to people based on sometimes uncontrollable personal characteristics. And it is equally as common to then assign personal characteristics to people based on voting preferences. Literature intersects such dialogues. Certainly we have contributors, but many […]