Monthly Archives: May 2014

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: THE BURDEN OF LIGHT

from THE BURDEN OF LIGHT: POEMS ON ILLNESS AND LOSS Edited by Tanya Chernov Selected Poems From the Anthology By Sivan Butler-Rotholz: ELEGY FOR THE STILL LIVING: FATHER CANNOT STAND STILL [My father taught me] every time you breathe in, … Continue reading

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Because Misogyny

Because Misogyny Kirsten Clodfelter Because misogyny: Elliot Rodger. Because misogyny: Every man who Elliot Rodger calls to mind. Every man who has let the whistled catcall of hot momma morph in his mouth to stuck-up bitch when that tried-and-true method … Continue reading

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Another Way of Seeing the Ukraine

Another Way of Seeing the Ukraine by Peter Gabel We all long for mutual recognition, to see one another with full presence as I and Thou. This longing is in the heart of every living being in Russia, in the … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: MEGAN MORIARTY

LOOKING AT US LIVING By Megan Moriarty Through the binoculars, we saw us moving through the foliage. The world was on rewind: a herd of horses ran backwards across a field. Yellow leaves kept climbing back to their branches. “What’s … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: LOUISE MATHIAS

THE PROBLEM OF HANDS By Louise Mathias And how to fill them is the problem of cigarettes and paint. First time I felt my undoing was in front of a painting—Sam Francis, I believe. Oh, his bloomed out, Xanax-ed California. … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: ROSE NIELSEN

WATER-WITCH By Rose Nielsen As April mist blew chill against the rocky beach, the wishing pines, the trembling birch and cedars leaned out as if to catch a glimpse of Mary Lake’s ice petticoat swept to shore on last night’s … Continue reading

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Sentience Matters: Farmed Animals as Hypothetical Beings — A Thought Experiment

Our Fellow Drivers As the Analogs of Animals by Gabriel Gudding We project onto our fellow drivers some variance or subset of deficiency: a malignancy, a stupidity, a naivety, a cognitive primitivism, an imbalance of emotion – even a subjectless … Continue reading

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