Tag Archives: American Poetry

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: LAURA READ

RIP, LAURA’S VAGINA By Laura Read Your vagina is beginning to devitalize, the doctor explained, when I asked him why I had had so many urinary tract infections lately. The first thing I thought was that I should say No, … Continue reading

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Ringo Starr Answers Questions on Larry King Live about the Death of George Harrison

Ringo Starr Answers Questions on Larry King Live about the Death of George Harrison By Roy Bentley . First, Larry King mistakenly calls Ringo George then asks him whether his passing, George’s, was expected. He answers that it was. Says … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: LYNN POWELL

By Lynn Powell: THE MOON RISING Sly old guru, Rorschach moon, you’re calling me again with your round riddle, your paradox of Ohm and moan. All day the sun was up on its soapbox, a Pollyanna casting out the darkness … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: HEATHER WHITED

A MAY EVENING, EVERYTHING IS OK By Heather Whited A pink and white bloom Split open splayed to look like a pair Of lungs breathing on the sidewalk. All cars are diamonds in glittering rows. It is the sun tonight; … Continue reading

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Nosferatu in Florida

Nosferatu in Florida By Roy Bentley . Maybe vampires hear an annunciatory trumpet solo. Maybe they gather at the customary tourist traps like a blanket of pink flamingos plating a lake and lake shore by the tens of thousands to … Continue reading

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Our Neighborhood in Revere, MA

Our Neighborhood in Revere, MA By Bunkong Tuon . Editor’s Note: This is the first of a series of poems about the immigrant experience in America. Our late Managing Editor, Okla Elliott, featured Bunkong Tuon’s work on As It Ought … Continue reading

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The Very Southern Pronunciation Still Rings In My Ears: A Conversation With Poet Mike James

. The Very Southern Pronunciation Still Rings In My Ears: A Conversation With Poet Mike James By Chase Dimock . Keats had his nightingale, Shelley had his skylark, Poe had his raven, Stevens had 13 ways of looking at a … Continue reading

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