Monthly Archives: March 2014

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: LAURA YES YES

By Laura Yes Yes: SALEM 1994 (With touring partner Kim Johnson) Courtesy of Jason Flynn’s youtube channel. COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT Courtesy of West Side School for the Desperate’s youtube channel. Laura Swearingen-Steadwell (AKA Laura Yes Yes) has competed in slams nationwide, … Continue reading

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Thinking of Chickens

Thinking of Chickens by Paul Crenshaw Travel for long in the state of Arkansas and you’re likely to find a chicken. Not that chickens run rampant, crossing the proverbial road at will, but the countryside of Arkansas, The Natural State, … Continue reading

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SENTIENCE MATTERS: ANIMAL RIGHTS & LITERATURE

  Writing Literature to Benefit Nonhumans by Gabriel Gudding This is the first post in a monthly column about animal rights and critical animal studies. Because I’m a poet and essayist some of my posts will move beyond the strict … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: LIZZIE LAWSON ON SPRING

Photo by Lydia Polimeni. SPRING By Lizzie Lawson The tiny crocus is so bold            It peeps its head above the mould,            Before the flowers awaken, To say that spring is coming, dear, With sunshine and that winter drear            Will soon … Continue reading

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The Human Flame War

The Human Flame War By Tini Howard As part of what I’ve reviewed for at At the Margins, I like to give people a nice, smooth transition into the world of comics, which hasn’t always been… super inclusive. There was … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: THE ARROW

from THE ARROW By Lauren Ireland Today’s poems are from The Arrow, published by Coconut Books, copyright © 2014 by Lauren Ireland, and appear here today with permission from the poet. The Arrow: “It took almost a lifetime’s worth of … Continue reading

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Talks on Metamodernism with Seth Abramson: Part 3 of 3

Talks on Metamodernism with Seth Abramson: Part 3 of 3 by Kirsten Clodfelter This post is part of a three-part series exploring metamodernism and its use in American poetry through discussions with the talented poet and teacher, Seth Abramson. Catch up … Continue reading

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