Monthly Archives: August 2014

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: GLOSSOLALIA

from GLOSSOLALIA By Marita Dachsel: PATTY BARTLETT SESSIONS I I was 17, newly married when I first put a woman to bed, her new babe in arms. Awaiting death, I’ve tallied, attended 3977 births. Midwife, my eminent title. Pride is … Continue reading

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Renée Ashley: A Micro-Interview and Three Poems

Renée Ashley is the author of five volumes of poetry and a novel. Her awards include a Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award, a Pushcart Prize, a Kenyon Review Award for Literary Excellence, the Charles Angoff Award from The … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JACKIE TREIBER

from ‘A DANCER’ By Jackie Treiber And from eternal life found in the eyes came the truth: she was one witch. She was from Atzlan. Of Avar, wore the bridal relic, sat at the heels of mother fire. Mary A. … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: KAITLIN DYER

By Kaitlin Dyer: LEAVING JERUSALEM ON THE FOURTH OF JULY, I HEAR THE NEIGHBOR’S MUSIC Today’s poems were originally published in the Hawai’i Pacific Review, and appear here today with permission from the poet. Kaitlin Dyer is a founding editor … Continue reading

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THE ETIQUETTE OF POLICE BRUTALITY: AN AUTOPSY

THE ETIQUETTE OF POLICE BRUTALITY[1] (AN AUTOPSY[2]) By Rion Amilcar Scott Go ahead. Smack him one. He expects it so it would be rude not to. Besides, look at him giving you a dehumanizing stare[3]. How dare he look at … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: ALLIE MORENO

TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING By Allie Moreno I have been stretched like skin to dry in the sun I am a blanket I’m a tightrope a staircase a palace of forgotten photographs a sandcastle exposed in the wind … Continue reading

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Feminism, Culture, and Poetry: An Interview with Lisa Marie Basile

Feminism, Culture, and Poetry: An Interview with Luna Luna Magazine Editor Lisa Marie Basile by Sarah Marcus This interview originally appeared as part of Gazing Grain Press’s feminist-author interview series by co-editor Sarah Marcus and is reprinted here with permission. Sarah Marcus: You … Continue reading

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