Monthly Archives: December 2016

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: SUFGANIYOT BY RABBI RACHEL BARENBLAT

A version of this post was previously featured on the Saturday Poetry Series. SUFGANIYOT By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat In oil, pale circles roll and flip, doughy moons inflating. The fun part: poking a finger inside, giving a wiggle and twist, … Continue reading

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Kelly Cherry: Three Poems and an Interview

[The following poems appear in the limited edition hardback chapbook, Physics for Poets (Unicorn Press 2016), and are reprinted with permission of the author publisher. The interview was initially published in Inside Higher Ed.] *** DNA We scale a winding … Continue reading

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Three Poems by Russel Swensen

[Editor’s note: The following poems appear in The Magic Kingdom, which is available through Amazon.com and directly from the publisher, Black Lawrence Press.They are reprinted here with permission of the author.] Elegy for my Twenties They were spent, despite my … Continue reading

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This Train Is Bound for Glory

This Train Is Bound for Glory by Okla Elliott   1. The concrete platform vibrated subtly as the train entered Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station. I gathered my luggage, checked my ticket, and prepared to board the southbound train to North … Continue reading

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“The Mummy Returns: A Film by Kanley Stubrick” a Book Review by Christopher Nelms

The Mummy Returns: A Film by Kanley Stubrick  by Christopher Nelms Fresh off the success of I Hate the Internet, Jarrett Kobek’s press, We Heard You Like Books, has released Kanley Stubrick by Mike Kleine, a novella written in a … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: THE HUMAN FAMILY BY MAYA ANGELOU

Editor’s Note: Yes, it’s an iPhone commercial. But it is also a beautiful video and an inspirational poem, both of which come together to remind us that we are more alike than we are different. “I note the obvious differences,” … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: KELLY CRESSIO-MOELLER

ON WHY I NO LONGER SIT AT THE WINDOW SEAT ON A TRAIN By Kelly Cressio-Moeller Germany was like a step-mother: utterly familiar, utterly despised. ~ Erica Jong It’s a good day for a lie-down, overcast and wet-wooled – even … Continue reading

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