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Button

Button by Maggie Smith It’s the 50s. You wear your dark Levis cuffed up six inches. You have a cowlick. There is a birthday party you won’t attend after a bad haircut. Your mother says, Button, it’s not the end … Continue reading

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THE ART OF FAILURE: POETRY IN TRANSLATION

[This piece previously appeared in Poet’s Market 2010 and Poet’s Market 2011.] THE ART OF FAILURE: POETRY IN TRANSLATION by Okla Elliott “Translators are the shadow heroes of literature, the often forgotten instruments that make it possible for different cultures … Continue reading

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