“If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our imagination on the altar of crude reality and we end up believing in nothing and having worthless dreams.” -Yann Martel, Life of Pi
Over the past two years, while the pandemic ebbed and flowed around us, much art was made. Our young poets, writers, dancers, and visual artists, just to name a few, had more time than ever to consider the vagaries of the world, and to filter these elements through the lenses of their hearts and minds, creating some of the works you will see in this issue.
Thanks and praise go to Elton and his editorial team for making this happen. With a joyful heart, I present to you the 2022 edition of Fairview’s Ellipses Literary Magazine.
The Lady in White
Tomás was ten when he discovered his ability to see the future. It could be several days, hours, minutes into the future, though minutes were typical. He was at the park watching a ladybug crawl across the grass, when a searing pain flashed through his mind...
The Snow Keeps Falling
White. The whole world around me. I couldn’t tell what way was up or down. Moments before I had been skiing in the highlands bowl when I caught an edge, I knew it right when it happened...
Essay on Social Media
I feel like this is the perfect place to complain about writing. Rather media in general. First it needs to be said that I don’t disapprove of all media. I think some can serve a generally good purpose...
Without the Lights
Looking Glass and Mariposa
What I See
Journey Through Saint Malo
Ever since I’ve begun writing, I have believed that passions of the creative arts are present wherever we go, wherever humans sculpt the world. Throughout history, woven in our culture; we are built upon the principles of writing. This year’s issue of Ellipses only proves me more and more correct...
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