Monthly Archives: October 2015

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: LITTLE SPELLS

From LITTLE SPELLS By Jennifer K. Sweeney: LITTLE SPELLS We are not witches as fable stoops us hunchback over caldrons, not women hobbled sinister by absence though we know there are tides in our blood that lean us toward some … Continue reading

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Notes Toward a Politico-Sexual Psychology of Consuming Animals

Notes Toward a Politico-Sexual Psychology of Consuming Animals by A. Marie Houser [The following is part one of a two-part essay that begins to articulate, in halting and preliminary ways, a psychology that underpins the consumption of nonhuman animal bodies. … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: MOVEMENT NO. 1: TRAINS

From MOVEMENT NO. 1: TRAINS By Hope Wabuke: and when she waits, knowing its coming by the movement of light across rusted metal, the dirty white tiles of tunnel wall almost beautiful in the light sliding closer through darkness, approaching … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: HISTORIES OF THE FUTURE PERFECT

From HISTORIES OF THE FUTURE PERFECT By Ellen Kombiyil: CERBERUS AND PERSEPHONE It’s audible to the three-headed dog: her fear a high-pitched shriek held in her throat. Pre-unleashed. The thought of the shriek and not the shriek itself. It’s freaking … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: KAREN PAUL HOLMES

By Karen Paul Holmes: VISITOR A bare branch lounges in my Adirondack chair under the Japanese maple– gray, elegant: Comforting to me, now without a husband, a good omen in my walled garden cocooned by snow. LIFE, ACT 3 Time … Continue reading

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Jordan A. Rothacker’s The Pit, And No Other Stories

Jordan A. Rothacker’s The Pit, And No Other Stories by Melissa Ximena Golebiowski “The Pit is a journey in itself, a ride with flashes of life and an ending in a place, in a world, you didn’t quite anticipate.” Rothacker … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JEN KARETNICK

By Jen Karetnick: ON THE WAY TO SEDER, MY HUSBAND ANSWERS phone calls from patients, their parents or partners, repeating what he has already said half-a-dozen times in the office—“I know the auras are uncomfortable, but they’re better than grand … Continue reading

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