Monthly Archives: September 2010

Andreas Economakis

True Love by Andreas Economakis   An olive tree sways softly in the wind, its leaves changing from silver to pale green. The motion is slow, encapsulated, dreamlike. Above the tree, two swallows scissor through the warm September air, dipping … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: D H LAWRENCE

A WHITE BLOSSOM by D H Lawrence A tiny moon as white and small as a single jasmine flower Leans all alone above my window, on night’s wintry bower, Liquid as lime-tree blossom, soft as brilliant water or rain She … Continue reading

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FRIDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: CLAUDIA KEELAN

ABOUT SUFFERING THEY WERE by CLAUDIA KEELAN I believed the linguist On the radio who said words are most interesting When they indicate something not there, Something not inherently in or of themselves. Freud thought of writing as the voice … Continue reading

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“What You Ought To Know”

The Coming Crisis of Weekly Food:  Hope and the Future of Food.    By Liam Hysjulien          Credit:  http://www.adamzyglis.com/cartoon723.html In a new series, As It Ought To Be will be providing semimonthly updates on different topics ranging from literature to … Continue reading

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Words By Andy Devine (via Thomasba2’s Blog)

    Many years ago the critic Roland Barthes argued that there were two kinds of texts: “readerly” and “writerly”. Put baldly (or badly), a ”readerly” text is one that displays the virtues and qualities that appeal to readers andd “writerly” … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: NORMA LILIANA VALDEZ

INCISION by Norma Liliana Valdez Norma Liliana Valdez arrived to California from Mexico in her mother’s pregnant belly. She was born and raised in the Bay Area. Her poetry seeks to disentangle the tradition of women’s oppression and pain through … Continue reading

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FRIDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: ADA LIMON

OVERJOYED by ADA LIMON What’s the drunk waxwing supposed to do when all day’s been an orgy of red buds on the winery’s archway off Gehricke Road and it’s too far to make it home, too long to fly, even … Continue reading

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