Monthly Archives: July 2010

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: ANNE SEXTON

THE TRUTH THE DEAD KNOW by Anne Sexton For my Mother, born March 1902, died March 1959 and my Father, born February 1900, died June 1959 Gone, I say and walk from church, refusing the stiff procession to the grave, … Continue reading

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FRIDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: TOM RAWORTH

THE MOON UPOON THE WATERS by TOM RAWORTH   the green of days : the chimneys alone : the green of days and the women the whistle : the green of days and the women the whistle of me entering … Continue reading

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Andreas Economakis

Shotgun by Andreas Economakis 11:53 pm. He’s sitting alone in the living room, alone with his two dogs. His mother is at a cocktail party down the road. Connecticut, the edge of suburbia, where manicured lawns meet the forest, the … Continue reading

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USELESS BUT VALUABLE

USELESS BUT VALUABLE by John Dunn It began with an email from an old friend, now living in Sweden. He is in his later 60’s and reported that one of his kidneys had quit working and the other was down … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: EMILY DICKINSON

THE DANDELION’S PALLID TUBE by Emily Dickinson The Dandelion’s pallid tube Astonishes the Grass, And Winter instantly becomes An infinite Alas — The tube uplifts a signal Bud And then a shouting Flower, — The Proclamation of the Suns That … Continue reading

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FRIDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: Jordan Reynolds

Little Elegy (26) by Jordan Reynolds Dear Brother, Not to scare you, but the telephone wires have arrived on the back of a goddess. See, the hands of Aphrodite are not the color of chipped marble, but they’re close. The … Continue reading

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The Coming Crisis of Western Food: Critical Theory, Social Problems, and Food

By Liam Hysjulien Credit: Bill Sanders http://www.wku.edu/library/onlinexh/sanders/pages/imagery/hunger_us.html The sociologist Pierre Bourdieu once wrote, “[a]‘social problem’ (juvenile delinquency, drugs, AIDS)…constituted as such by the fact that it is hotly disputed and fought over, passes lock, stock and barrel into science” (Bourdieu … Continue reading

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