Monthly Archives: April 2016

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: NAN COHEN

A NEWBORN GIRL AT PASSOVER By Nan Cohen Consider one apricot in a basket of them. It is very much like all the other apricots– an individual already, skin and seed. Now think of this day. One you will probably … Continue reading

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High School Poetry Series: Gender, Identity, & Race – Bianca Capeles

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: GEORGE MOSES HORTON ON LIBERTY AND SLAVERY

ON LIBERTY AND SLAVERY By George Moses Horton Alas! and am I born for this, To wear this slavish chain? Deprived of all created bliss, Through hardship, toil, and pain! How long have I in bondage lain, And languished to … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: D.H. LAWRENCE ON SPRING

THE ENKINDLED SPRING By D.H. Lawrence This spring as it comes bursts up in bonfires green, Wild puffing of emerald trees, and flame-filled bushes, Thorn-blossom lifting in wreaths of smoke between Where the wood fumes up and the watery, flickering … Continue reading

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21st Century Politics and The “F” Word

21st Century Politics and The “F” Word by M.E. “Spike” Allen The big noise over Gloria Steinem’s view of certain adult millennials —  that they go for Bernie because that’s “where the boys are,” also the title of a #1 … Continue reading

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The Zen of Bernie Sanders: Even in Politics, You Can Be in the Now

The Zen of Bernie Sanders: Even in Politics, You Can Be in the Now   by Holly LeCraw               There is a reason that today is not tomorrow. That’s not a quote from a political operative. It’s from Brother Curtis Almquist, … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: DIODE

Editor’s Note: It has been my honor and privilege to write another omnibus review for Diode Poetry Journal, this time a review of four full-length poetry collections. Each of the poets that are the subject of this review have been … Continue reading

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