Wednesday, February 16, 2011

We Want Your Submissions!

photo © Mark Butkus 2007

The Bar None Group is now accepting submissions from poets, essayists, songwriters, bloggers and artists for online placement and consideration for the fourth volume of the Bar None Anthology.

Previously published material will be considered for online publication only with a link back to the contributor's favored web page. Articles, poems and essays that have only appeared online at the Bar None site will also be considered for inclusion in the fourth edition of the Bar None Anthology. Only original, unpublished material will be considered for the Bar None Anthology.

Monday, February 14, 2011

14 Songs for February 14

Valentine's Day. The one day (maybe there are others) where "wine, women and song" hold sway over "sex, drugs and rock and roll." Whether you are buying or receiving heart shaped boxes, sharing champagne and strawberries or going out to dinner everybody is looking for the same thing at the end of the night. A soundtrack to accompany the rhythms of one's heart. This old list has kicked around for a while...

Monday, February 7, 2011

Pioneers! O Pioneers!

Come my tan-faced children,
Follow well in order, get your weapons ready,
Have you your pistols? have you your sharp-edged axes?
Pioneers! O pioneers!

For we cannot tarry here,
We must march my darlings, we must bear the brunt of danger,
We the youthful sinewy races, all the rest on us depend,
Pioneers! O pioneers!