Category Archives: Poetry

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JANET R. KIRCHHEIMER

Wonder Beans By Janet Kirchheimer My father went each morning to his garden. He taught me to smell the soil to see if it was good, to feel the dirt slide across my hands, to never wear gloves, to stay … Continue reading

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“A lesson about the stones that wait to rise in our hearts”: A Review of John Guzlowski’s Echoes of Tattered Tongues

by Eric Kroczek My first encounter with a John Guzlowski poem was as desultory as anything in life: I was eating a solitary dinner and barely listening to the news on the local public radio station one evening after work … Continue reading

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High School Poetry Series: Gender, Identity, & Race – Anaika Falcon & Meisha White

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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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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Taking Shade with Buddha

Taking Shade with Buddha by Mark Murphy Of all the dense vegetation in this wild country I have come to take shade with Buddha (though he is equally at ease in sun or shadow) under the bent branches of the … Continue reading

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A Review of Catherine Pierce’s The Girls of Peculiar 

A Review of Catherine Pierce’s The Girls of Peculiar By Jennifer Dane Clements Catherine Pierce’s second poetry collection, The Girls of Peculiar, resurrects the gangly and awkward ghosts of adolescence, in turns honoring and questioning those young spectres. Indeed, it is … Continue reading

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A Review of Kathryn Levy’s Reports

A Review of Kathryn Levy’s Reports by Susan Hankla In her first book of published poems, Losing the Moon, Kathryn Levy devised settings for each of her speakers to inhabit, so that we saw the edginess of a rooftop, right … Continue reading

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