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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: RIVER ELECTRIC WITH LIGHT

From RIVER ELECTRIC WITH LIGHT By Sarah Wetzel: A WORSHIP OF RIVERS If I must choose a word for you, let it be river. Not the river’s smoothed banks that, like skin, give form to breath and blood, the throb … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: MIRIAM’S SONG

“Miriam the prophetess” by Anselm Feuerbach. Public Domain image. “Miriam the prophetess… took the tambourine in her hand; and all the women followed her with tambourines and dances. And Miriam called to them: Sing…” (Exodus 15:20-21) Editor’s Note: The most … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: RESURRECTION PARTY

From RESURRECTION PARTY By Michalle Gould: SELF-PORTRAIT AS A SERIES OF PREPARATORY STUDIES FOR A NUDE BY MATISSE The breasts hang low like fruit hoping to be picked yet still on the branch, While the body largely reclines, a letter … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JEN CAMPBELL

Vaginaland By Jen Campbell “Vaginaland” was previously published in English Pen “Poems for Pussy Riot” and appears here today with permission from the poet. Jen Campbell is an award-winning poet and short story writer. She’s also the author of the … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JOANNA FUHRMAN AND TONI SIMON

By Joanna Fuhrman and Toni Simon: from FRIEND OF THE DEAD from HOW MANY TIMES DO I HAVE TO TELL YOU? from THE RULER OF RUSTED KNEES Selections from “Friend of the Dead” originally appeared in Paperbag, selections from “How … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: LAURA E. DAVIS

By Laura E. Davis: ATTITUDES TOWARD SEX THE BOYS ARE ALWAYS TALKING about their cocks, naming names—Rebecca, Elizabeth, Ashley—we see these girls all lined up, waiting to admire the boys’ cocks. And the boys talk about size of their cocks, … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: THE BURDEN OF LIGHT

from THE BURDEN OF LIGHT: POEMS ON ILLNESS AND LOSS Edited by Tanya Chernov Selected Poems From the Anthology By Sivan Butler-Rotholz: ELEGY FOR THE STILL LIVING: FATHER CANNOT STAND STILL [My father taught me] every time you breathe in, … Continue reading

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