Tag Archives: grief

Things to Worry About

Things to Worry About by Norah Buckley Vawter Dear Mothers, Things to worry about: Worry about the planet. Worry about your children’s welfare. Worry about your family and friends. Worry about not wasting your life. Worry about kindness and love. … Continue reading

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A Review of Simi Linton’s My Body Politic

A Review of Simi Linton’s My Body Politic by Kate Grisim Simi Linton’s My Body Politic takes readers through the aftermath of a road trip as a young adult to join a protest demonstration against the then-current war in Vietnam. The setting … Continue reading

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A Review of Mike James’s Elegy in Reverse

A Review of Mike James’s Elegy in Reverse By J. Andrew Goodman Elegy in Reverse is a tense poetry collection exploring how loss and absence manifest. Family, friends, lovers, talents, and faith are shadows made measurable by experience and reverence … Continue reading

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Where Are All the Feminists? Amanda Knox’s Story Is about More than Murder

Where Are All the Feminists? Amanda Knox’s Story Is about More than Murder By Lisa Marie Basile Amanda Knox is innocent of murder. As a reader, you may have already chosen a side, since some have made this a battle … Continue reading

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When Your Student Dies During the Semester

Morning Glories Sensing Noon Or: When Your Student Dies During the Semester By Angie Mazakis Before class, already you know that you are going to teach how the complications of humor and death in this story—the writer’s careful balance of … Continue reading

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A Review of John Rybicki’s When All the World is Old 

A Review of John Rybicki’s When All the World is Old By Kirsten Clodfelter John Rybicki opens each section of When All the World is Old, his third poetry collection, with excerpts from journal entries written by his late wife, … Continue reading

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