Monthly Archives: March 2013

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: PRAYERS LIKE SHOES

FROM PRAYERS LIKE SHOES By Ruth Forman STAND why so afraid to stand up? someone will tell you sit down? but here is the truth someone will always tell you sit down the ones we remember kept standing PRAYERS LIKE … Continue reading

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The Pope is Coming! The Pope is Coming!

The Pope is Coming! The Pope is Coming! By Mark S. Unger This is CNN, and I’m a talking head on what used to be the nation’s top 24-hour news channel. As you know from watching TV news, reading the … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: ANDREA COHEN

THE COMMITTEE WEIGHS IN By Andrea Cohen I tell my mother I’ve won the Nobel Prize. Again? she says. Which discipline this time? It’s a little game we play: I pretend I’m somebody, she pretends she isn’t dead. (Today’s poem … Continue reading

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EVA HESSE

Eva Hesse, paper collage, 9 1/2 x 6 1/8 inches (1959). Private collection. EVA HESSE AND THE COLOR COLLAGE FROM 1959 by Matt Gonzalez “Eva was a very good collagist, a great arranger; she could take anything and arrange it.” Ellen … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: IT BROKE ANYWAY

FROM IT BROKE ANYWAY By April Michelle Bratten THE SEE-THROUGH GIRL The first time Kyle punched me, he did it on the thigh. He said he imagined bashing my head in with a hammer on a quiet evening in the … Continue reading

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Danica Patrick Can Do Whatever She Wants With Her Body

Danica Patrick Can Do Whatever She Wants With Her Body by Kirsten Clodfelter Even if, like me, watching auto racing isn’t one of your top five (or top one hundred) favorite ways to spend a weekend, you’re probably at least … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: GEORGIA KREIGER

By Georgia Kreiger: THE BOG (Today’s poem appears here today with permission from the poet.) Georgia Kreiger lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she teaches literature and creative writing. Her poems have appeared in The 2River View, poemmemoirstory, Literal Latté, … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: MALIA BUSH

“Redness” by Malia Bush. CLOSE MAUL By Malia Bush They say that it is not a good idea to shave with glass. I don’t know. It’s not been a problem for me. I am just careful. Most people are sloppy, … Continue reading

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The Doors You Mark Are Your Own

[The following is an excerpt from the novel-in-progess by the same title. It originally appeared in Surreal South 2009.] *** The Doors You Mark Are Your Own by Aleksandr Tuvim (translated by Okla Elliott and Raul Clement) April 12 Katya … Continue reading

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Gunbroke

Gunbroke by Seth Abramson South is adventure, north cold but also shelter, and in the west an end. It is south then north then west, the trail. East is finished. To tell it right it must be half in green … Continue reading

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