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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: KELLY HANSEN MAHER

CO-SLEEPING By Kelly Hansen Maher Accepting the rise and fall of boxcars heaving across the city, our industrial neighborhood. Old neighborhood, in which immigrants, studying for citizenship exams, named the streets in the order of the presidents. Trains make their … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: MOTHERHOOD POETRY

Editor’s Note: In honor of Mother’s Day, I have gathered together some of my favorite poems that I’ve featured on this series over the years that consider motherhood from a plethora of perspectives, for motherhood is such a multi-faceted experience. … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JEN LAMBERT

DINNER FOR THE DYING By Jen Lambert When the boy comes inside with blood on his ripe hands and a quiver of pointed explanations on his back, I’m chopping yellow onions. When he says it’s a doe, that she lies … Continue reading

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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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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: HEMISPHERE

From HEMISPHERE By Ellen Hagan: RIVER. WOMAN. I. Downriver is always long & always flailing, finding where our lives begin, intersect?  You, your bones the humped slope of nose browned skin of home. You, sand. You, ocean. You, bending & … Continue reading

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