BARK! the culturezine of brookland




BARK! Number One
The inaugural issue of Brookland's new arts journal
found
an amazing collection of artwork and writing.
With a dynamite cover by our very own Ray Allard
(click on cover image to see larger size)
the issue included short fiction by Jan Linley and Christy Zink,
figure studies by Frederick Nunley, and poetry
from Ray Allard, Michael Gushue, Susan Scheid and Dan Vera.

In a limited edition of 100 copies. BARK! One was
distributed throughout Brookland from friend to friend,
neighbor to neighbor and at Java Head Coffee House.


Ray Allard
Cover Art
3 Poems
"Metaphor," "Untitled" & "Mystery Boy"

Two Small Comic Strips

Michael Gushue
Poetry "My American Cousin"
An Art Collage

Jan Linley
Short Fiction
"All About Eve: An Office Girl Episode"

Frederick Nunley
Two Sketches
"Gabe Front" & "Gabe Back"

Sue Scheid (art by Alex & Samuel Girardot)
6 Poems
"Violin Lessons," "Vacuum," "Heads Up"
"ABC Delights," "Soccer,"
& "Pecan Grove"

Dan Vera
6 Poems
"Place Poem, Washington DC,"
"Translating the Family Feud,"
"Beholding Your Beauty," "His Eyes To The Door,"
"Explaining the Poem,"
& "Constellations of Delight"

Christy Zink
Short Fiction
"#96 Bus: Ellington Bridge"
& "Minding Manners"

 

 
 


BARK! Numero Dos
The inaugural issue of Brookland's new arts journal
found an amazing collection of artwork and writing.
With another collectible cover by our very own Ray Allard
(click on cover image to see larger size) ,
the issue included short fiction by Willett Thomas and Christy Zink,
artwork by Lisa Farrell, and poetry from Ray Allard, Michael Gushue, Carlos Parada, Susan Scheid, Dan Vera and Christy Zink.

In a limited edition of 100 copies. BARK! TWO was
distributed throughout Brookland from friend to friend,
neighbor to neighbor and at fine restaurants and establishments in Brookland.


Ray Allard
Cover Art
8 Poems
"Voice in the Machine,""Untitled," "Haiku,"

"A Fine Contradiction," Coronation Day,"
"(On Listening to the) 1812 Overture,"
"Mayfly," & "Awakening"

Lisa Farrell
Oil Painting "Summer Garden"

Michael Gushue
4 Poems
"The Flowers of Sháhid," "Rose Fever,"
""Tulipomania,"
& "Irises"

Carlos Parada
2 Poems
"Every Night in Brookland" & "Graduation Gift"

Sue Scheid
3 Poems
"The Day After", "Ocean of Sleep," & "Untitled"

Willett Thomas
Short Story
"Arcadia"

Dan Vera
3 Poems
"The Powerful Underneath" (for Sterling Brown and Brookland),
"Verb Boat," & "Hallway Love"

Christy Zink
A Poem "At Market"
A Selection from the novel House Afire

Historical Article
Sterling Brown's Letter to the Editor

To the Washington Evening Star (1972)

Poster Art from Various BAWA sponsored Poetry Readings

 

 

bawa* is a chaordic neighborhood-based arts group dedicated
to fostering creativity and expression in the beautiful brookland
neighborhood of northeast dc.