Monthly Archives: August 2015

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: CONFLUENCE

From CONFLUENCE By Sandra Marchetti: THE RETURN                “figurations of mist                at the turn of the corner,                figurations of time                at the bend in this pause,”                               ~ Octavio Paz, trans. Eliot Weinberger Beyond the body itself is the thin blue line, … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: MY FRIEND KEN HARVEY

From MY FRIEND KEN HARVEY By Barrett Warner: MY FRIEND DAVID BOMBA MY FRIEND KEITH MARTIN My friend Keith Martin is dead. He died in early April. It’s kind of a busy month to die. The ground is softening— rows … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JAIMIE GUSMAN

By Jaimie Gusman: BABY The baby carriage on top of the roof is too much. The husband says to his wife, it has to end here. Years before they were in love, the kind of love that was quiet but … Continue reading

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IN PLACES FAR NICER: On Being Adjunct Faculty at a Liberal Arts University

IN PLACES FAR NICER: On Being Adjunct Faculty at a Liberal Arts University By John Carr Walker 1. 5:00 AM I pull back the bedroom curtain to see if it’s snowing. An orange slash from the streetlight cuts across my … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: PATRICK PHILLIPS

HEAVEN By Patrick Phillips It will be the past and we’ll live there together. Not as it was to live but as it is remembered. It will be the past. We’ll all go back together. Everyone we ever loved, and … Continue reading

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Five Thoughts on Cecil the Lion—Or: How the Internet Really Botched This One

Five Thoughts on Cecil the Lion—Or: How the Internet Really Botched This One by Okla Elliott I had initially decided to ignore all of the Cecil the Lion outrage and counter-outrage, thinking it one more oddity of the internet, but … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: MONOZYGOTIC | CODEPENDENT

From MONOZYGOTIC | CODEPENDENT By Stephanie Bryant Anderson: LONELINESS CAME INSIDE MY HOME, UNPACKED ITS THINGS I sat on the floor in a blue room choking on emotions, confessing sadness to the cake falling down my throat, wondering how I … Continue reading

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