Monthly Archives: November 2014

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: NICOLE ROLLENDER

THE FORMS OF SEEKING By Nicole Rollender Behind my father’s house, the lake is stained with floating water lilies, where deep marsh grass smells like want. Where we’re always returning. Swan wings extended, a flash of white and water. My … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: ALEXIS KIENLEN

By Alexis Kienlen: HOW TO PICK AN APPLE find a ripe specimen, gaze at its perfection, cup it in your hand, turn the bottom star to the sky. show the end of the apple to heaven, let it fall. “How … Continue reading

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Gayle King Is Wrong: Street Harassment Is Not a Compliment

Gayle King Is Wrong: Street Harassment Is Not a Compliment By Leslie Maxwell By now you’ve likely seen the video released recently by Hollaback!, a campaign to end street harassment, in which a woman walking around New York is harassed … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: KAREN PAUL HOLMES

By Karen Paul Holmes: DRAWN INTO CIRCLES Last evening, I placed fresh towels on both dog beds heard scratching and rearranging in the night. This morning, each dog lay curled into a circle of towel like a bird’s nest. How … Continue reading

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SENTIENCE MATTERS: Zoöeconomics — A Call to Recognize Nonhuman Sentience in Political and Economic Thought

Zoöeconomics: A Call to Recognize Nonhuman Sentience in Political and Economic Thought by Gabriel Gudding The following is a small fantasy expressing the wish for the advent of a heterodox school of economic history and thought that sees economic systems … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JACINTA V. WHITE

STANDING IN COURAGE By Jacinta V. White Dangerous, wanted Endangered, hunted              Majestic Beauty protected Enraged              You, young                           Black man Stand in courage              In love              In honor                           Resurrected              In glory Forget put upon shame Young man stand              In beauty              In strength … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: EDGAR ALLAN POE FOR HALLOWEEN AND DIA DE LOS MUERTOS

By Edgar Allan Poe: SPIRITS OF THE DEAD Thy soul shall find itself alone ’Mid dark thoughts of the grey tomb-stone; Not one, of all the crowd, to pry Into thine hour of secrecy. Be silent in that solitude, Which … Continue reading

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