Issue 4 - Summer 2004
Journal of the
"Ontology on the go!"

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Issue 4 - Summer 2004

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This issue of the Journal of the Lincoln Heights Literary Society is dedicated to William Benson.

From the eleventh century onwards, foreign invasions into Northern India and Punjab caused the gradual disintegration of the fabric of the society, its law and order, and the political traditions of its people. It was a nasty blow to the society at large and its cultural traditions.
A Brief History of Punjabi Poetry
By Durlabh Singh

Every other Monday
By William Benson

In six weeks or so I'll be forty-one years of age. This is not a matter of grave importance, or a substantive statement toward my own value as a human. But, this gateway does usher in an epiphany of sorts for me as mother, wife, daughter, and female.
Zen and Zoom
By Kathy LaFollett

The doctor will see you soon
The Doctor Will See You
By Robert Tribble

There are arguments now being advanced for making cloning (and other high tech reproductive interventions) illegal.
By Jane Seaton

I began that day as all serious authors begin their days: I brewed some coffee then lunged at the computer to check my sales rank.
I Was Stalked on
By Allison Burnett

The biggest danger facing the U.S. right now is ignorance. Ignorance and apathy. This administration is screwing this country over for years and years to come and so many people have the attitude that it is treasonous to disagree with our government's shady-assed behavior. It's absurd. People are slowly waking up, though.
An Interview with Keith Knight
By Ginger Mayerson and Laurel Sutton

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I'm just white-knuckling it with the muse. An Interview with Brooke McEldowney

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