Monthly Archives: September 2016

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: ABRIANA JETTÉ

LIES OUR MOTHER TOLD US By Abriana Jetté I do not believe in the story of the virgin but in the value of the human: the body — because no matter what you were told that soul is not yours. … Continue reading

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A Review of Rochelle Hurt’s The Rusted City 

A Review of Rochelle Hurt’s The Rusted City By J. Andrew Goodman The Rusted City is an imaginative debut novella-in-poems by Rochelle Hurt, chosen as the 2014 installment of the Marie Alexander Poetry Series, an imprint of White Pine Press. … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: SUSAN RICH

MOHAMUD AT THE MOSQUE By Susan Rich                   ~ for my student upon his graduation And some time later in the lingering blaze of summer, in the first days after September 11th you phoned – if I don’t tell anyone my … Continue reading

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Three Poems by Renée Ashley

NOT WHAT SHE HAD IN MIND She is trying to get out of her body, its strong tethers to the soil, its gravid aspirations, trying to shed breasts and belly, the great broad barrel of her torso –some natural shift … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: ELIZABETH O’CONNELL-THOMPSON

INVITATION ONLY By Elizabeth O’Connell-Thompson When they come knocking, I take them by the hand that had been a fist moments before and show them something beautiful—                                                                               a black creek in the woods,                                                                               a doe’s skull in the field. I … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: STEPHANIE WELLEN LEVINE

HOPE, TRUTH, FEAR, AND MY SPIRITUAL QUEST. YES! By Stephanie Wellen Levine Yes, I’m on a quest for truth, but only IF. IF there’s a story behind the stories I see, I want to know. A line of meaning running … Continue reading

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A Review of Agustin Aguilar’s Leonora Come Down 

  A Review of Agustin Aguilar’s Leonora Come Down By Nate Ragolia Where lies the line between myth, falsehood, and reality? That is one of the central questions buried amid, gorgeous, poetic prose in Agustin Aguilar’s novella Leonora Comes Down, … Continue reading

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