Posted in Poetry

By the Waters of Babylon

Balding tires on a beat-up F-150 He does a good impression of the Man with No Name As the thunder rolls along in a cloud…

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Posted in Criticism

Jorge Luis Borges: Southern Ruminations on a Noble Death

Both for admirers of his pristine prose, and for occasional visitors of his intricate labyrinths, one thing remains inescapable: Jorge Luis Borges was unhappy.  I…

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Posted in Travel

Le Roman de la Rails

The soft glow of the morning sun slowly intensified, as though Homer’s rosy-fingered Dawn was too coy to reveal herself upon the horizon stretching out…

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Posted in Aesthetics

Art in a Political World

Politics is a pervasive influence on Western society in contemporary times. Indeed, intractable political division, which springs from ideology as much as
from social temperament, is a defining characteristic of life today.

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Posted in About

What we’re doing, and why we’re doing it.

The New Fugitive is an online publication dedicated to dissemination of creative artifacts evaluated on aesthetic criteria alone, and the elevation of artistic accomplishment to…

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