Monthly Archives: September 2013

Men Go to Battle, Women Wage War

Men Go to Battle, Women Wage War: A Review of The White Queen on STARZ by Kurt Baumeister Following an established pattern on premium cable, The White Queen (Saturdays at 8 PM EST on STARZ) combines breathy, bodice-popping romance with … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: DANUSHA LAMÉRIS

ARABIC By Danusha Laméris I don’t remember the sounds rising from below my breastbone though I spoke that golden language with the girls of Beirut, playing hopscotch on the hot asphalt. We called out to our mothers for lemonade, and … Continue reading

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The Wives Are Turning into Animals

The Wives Are Turning into Animals by Amber Sparks The husbands are almost sure of it. They have strong memories of an earlier time, of the wives with soft smooth faces and ten fingers and toes. But lately, things have … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: ROBERT FANNING

WATCHING MY DAUGHTER THROUGH THE ONE-WAY MIRROR OF A PRESCHOOL OBSERVATION ROOM By Robert Fanning Maggie’s finishing a portrait of our family, gluing googly eyes        onto a stately stick figure I hope is me. Now she doesn’t know who to … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: NOEL SLOBODA

SELF-PORTRAIT AS A RACCOON By Noel Sloboda It would be the same without this mask: nobody would be glad to see me naked, slicing open bulging bags of garbage, shoving my snout into rotten tree trunks after sweet vermin within. … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: SAGE COHEN

By Sage Cohen: WHAT’S WRONG WITH making love to your husband who no longer lives with you the night before you leave for your weekend retreat just because he, having agreed to overlap your early departure to care for your … Continue reading

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