Monthly Archives: December 2015

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: CHANEL BRENNER

A POEM FOR WOMEN WHO DON’T WANT CHILDREN By Chanel Brenner I won’t preach about the rewards of motherhood. I won’t say it’s the best thing that ever happened to me. I won’t say it’s the best job I’ve ever … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: VALERIE BACHARACH

GENESIS By Valerie Bacharach I flew across the international date line to yesterday. Stayed on the plane, circumnavigated the world, arrived at time’s beginning. A garden of wildness. No need of that man whose rib I stole, no need of … Continue reading

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High School Poetry Series: Gender, Identity, & Race — Naudia Loftis

A note from Series Editor Sarah Marcus: Born from a powerful in-class discussion we had about gender, race, and the role of masculinity in rape culture, these poems are an analysis of gendered personal experience and a study of our intersectionality. This poetry … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: LOIS ROMA-DEELEY

BOUGAINVILLAEA AND TV By Lois Roma-Deeley I am a useless human being. Tanks are rolling toward a city– the name of which I remember only from my childhood– old stories told on an old phonograph. The Thief of Baghdad? Ali … Continue reading

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