Everyone Quarterly

Commercials by Joseph Grantham

Commercials by Joseph Grantham

I look at my phone and it doesn’t make me feel good. Even if I’m looking at a video of a young man helping an old woman cross the street or a video of a kitten riding on the back of a dog. When I look at my phone I am always being sold something—a product or an emotion or a lifestyle or an ideology or a trophy of some kind—and so with these commercials, I take the bleh feeling I get when I look at my phone and do my best to share it with the world. 


A Duck Story by Len Kuntz

A Duck Story by Len Kuntz

I am lousy at writing happy endings or humor in general, but when I saw the magazine's theme, I challenged myself to come up with a piece...

Poems by Gregory Luce

Poems by Gregory Luce

I observe the phenomenal world as fully and carefully as I can, stay open to sensory experiences, and relate these to readers in a way...

2021 Wishes

2021 Wishes

Dear TaoE Community, We are beyond grateful to everyone who joined our community this year and delighted the world with authentic and...

Poems by Gregory Luce

Poems by Gregory Luce

I observe the phenomenal world as fully and carefully as I can, stay open to sensory experiences, and relate these to readers in a way that will cause them to see the world anew. These two poems represent two facets of my writing. “And we ran”...

Poems by Sommer Browning

Poems by Sommer Browning

Poetry & Fiction: A Play SOMMER BROWNING I don’t think it’s working. SOMMER throws her arms in the air. Her left elbow hits the mantle and knocks DONALD’s mother’s urn to the carpet. The lid falls off, ashes scatter everywhere. DONALD BARTHELME...

2021 Wishes

2021 Wishes

Dear TaoE Community, We are beyond grateful to everyone who joined our community this year and delighted the world with authentic and remarkable art and wonderful support for our mission. What a graceful extension of everyone’s warmth, light and...

Building Language by Maguelonne Chassard

Building Language by Maguelonne Chassard

Maguelonne's photographic art captured, once again, a cohesive message the artist refers to as feelings of joy and amazement she picks up while strolling the streets of London. In these photographs she memorialized the flirting contrast between the...

Parking Garage by Lauren Bender

Parking Garage by Lauren Bender

I don't know much about architecture, but life poured concrete into my poem room. Thank you Joe Young for helping me peel the walls off. This piece was loosely about parking garages—their structure and function. I was surprised to discover in...

Art by Dontavious Woody

Art by Dontavious Woody

Click image to expand Untitled, mixed media; Home to Kansas, colored pencil; Henredon Captures Natchez, marker Dontavious Woody is inspired by fashion, African American artists and performers, design, and high contrast compositions he finds in...

Art by Zach Manuel

Art by Zach Manuel

Click image to expand Ackmed's Mechanical Palace, paint, colored pencil; Lucy's Umbrella Gazebo, mixed media; Prince Ackmed's Quarters, mixed media Zach Manuel has a strong interest in comics, animation, and science fiction. A man with many goals...