Michaela Pontellini

The Speaking of Tongues

The Speaking of Tongues

Glossolalia - A Review.

History is full of powerful figures, but the lives and impacts of the ordinary people around them is often over looked. This is not the case in Glossolalia, a collection of poems from Marita Dachsel. Dachsel transports her audience back in time to the 1800’s, to visit the rise of Mormonism and polygamy during the height [...]

 Michaela Pontellini

Being Elmo

Being Elmo

For most children, childhood was a time where anything was possible and magic was real. Like many children, I loved to watch Sesame Street and the Muppets. The characters seemed so alive that my mind looked past the strings and my father’s insistence that they were simply puppets. To me they were real.  The performers who create these [...]