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Saturday Afternoon at The Midland Theatre in Newark, Ohio

  Saturday Afternoon at The Midland Theatre in Newark, Ohio By Roy Bentley . Slouched in a theater seat and watching Bullitt for the third time, a look I get from an usher might best be described as granting a … Continue reading

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Three Poems: “Snow Day,” “An Elegy for a Fellow Cambodian,” and “Halloween, 1985”

Three Poems By Bunkong Tuon . Editor’s Note: This is the second post in 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 To Be back in January of … 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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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: RACHEL HEIMOWITZ

REFRESH By Rachel Heimowitz We raise them in lemons, in buttercream, in cornmeal, we cut the crust off every loaf and serve blueberries to those who can’t abide the crumbs. We let them ride our arms like cowboys, and when … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: HALA ALYAN

IN JERUSALEM By Hala Alyan Forgetting something doesn’t change it. In Jerusalem a man blocked the door in front of a hostel to tell me to unpin my hair. I did, but then kept the story from anyone for years. … 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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