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Poetry by Sophie Robinson

Poetry by Sophie Robinson

  SOCIAL FABRIC   AN EDITED VERSION OF THE WORLD     NO BIRDS IN THE TREES NO PEOPLE   NO WEEPING NO CLAWING BACK YOUR HAIR   NO PLUNGING IN TO BLACK LAKES   NO MAKING A SPORT OF YOURSELF   NO SIGH IN THE NIGHT NO PHOTOGRAPH OF FUN   NO SUNRAY SPLAYING […]

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Poetry by Susan Landers

Poetry by Susan Landers

I wish I had a complete record On the corner of Wayne once a man and Wyneva once Louden was a lot once a building. A grassy lot in place of a brick building with brick porches on a brick road for firm footing. The building was named for a street named for no one. […]

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Poetry by Charles Bernstein

Poetry by Charles Bernstein

  Also Rises the Sun     SepticemiaWithHalfCockedSmile reposted your blog DeadDollTantrums reblogged this from TheyShootHowlingPrairieDogsDon’tThey BarelyAtheist shared your deletion FocussedOnShimmer blogged your reposting TotallyWithoutAwe favored your share SlantRhyme liked comment OpalescentSenescence unsubscribed DefrockedCrock blocked your posts Whimsey’sAmnesia friended your status FlagrantPhallicy copied your reposting PotbelliedSpoiler moved your share StubbedToe skipped your comment JiltedDoorframe marked […]

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Creative Engagement with Eileen Myles’ Snowflake

Creative Engagement with Eileen Myles’ <em>Snowflake</em>

by j/j hastain

by j/j hastain Review of Snowflake / Different Streets Wave Books, 2012 I do not sense much difference (in tone of language or in language itself) between Myles’ poems and her prose writing. Regardless of genre there is always this feeling of being in a fucked up richness–a richness that is dense and also rooted–rooted […]

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Three Poems by Laura Neuman

Three Poems by Laura Neuman

  storm clouds will poison you   Dear Infant/Hydrangea, Chains of those flowers will forever connect whatever you’re reading with what I’m reading, what you taste with this next thought. That’s a culture, conjoined. The animals don’t like this. They tear at my shirt, slobber and tell me material is caring more about what’s present […]

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Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics

Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics

Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics Edited by TC Tolbert and Tim Trace Peterson Now Available: Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics Edited by TC Tolbert and Tim Trace Peterson Nightboat Books, 2013 Poetry, LGBT Studies | $27.95 paperback, 544 pages, 7 x 10 in Publication Date: 2013 ISBN: […]

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Two Poems by Angela Genusa

Two Poems by Angela Genusa

  Watching Amélie For the Umpteenth Time   I am watching Amélie for the umpteenth time it makes me think of a small French village where I would live if I had to do it all over again   I would have a folder named “personas” and the folder would contain only the French content […]

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Three Poems by Tony Towle

Three Poems by Tony Towle

  Slipstream   If you still have charm you have been underutilized; but tell us, which do you love more, your dagger or the moon? Now withdraw the question and the dagger both from the eye of the beholder and return to the symposium being held on a rock somewhere in the sea. Do not […]

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Four Poems by Louie Crew

Four Poems by Louie Crew

Queer Power   Swish, swish, men of America. Cross your legs only at 90-degree angles. Swish, swish! Your fingernails are getting a mite too long. Swish, swish! That fuchsia shirt might be misunderstood. Swish, swish! You’d better lower your pitches and say something evil about your mothers. Swish, swish! You smell too sweet and are […]

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Experimental Prose and the Reconfiguration of Incestuous Bonds: from the Grasmere Journal to Tender Buttons

Experimental Prose and the Reconfiguration of Incestuous Bonds: from the Grasmere Journal to Tender Buttons

by Joshua Wilner

Suppose one were to approach Dorothy Wordsworth’s Grasmere Journal as a radical complement to William’s efforts to demonstrate that “there is no essential difference between the language of poetry and the language of prose.” Suppose, that is, one were to view the pages of her journal as participating in a history of experimental prose that […]

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Wolfman Librarian and the Trembling Pair of Actor Hands, by Filip Marinovich

Wolfman Librarian and the Trembling Pair of Actor Hands, by Filip Marinovich

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All About Praxis

All About Praxis

by Rob Faunce

Part 1: Queer Rhetoric and the Therapy of Watching Movies   Judith Halberstam, in “Shame and White Gay Masculinity,” her response to the University of Michigan’s 2003 conference at the University of Michigan on Gay Shame, worried about the potentiality for projecting that shame in other, identity-based ways (her article particularly concerned around race).  Certainly […]

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A Poem by Eileen Myles

A Poem by Eileen Myles

BP   If I set my blackberry at ‘normal’ what will I get besides a paler icon on its screen that’s silent and that seems weird who taught their students to never say weird. I’d be speechless so much of the time. In fact ‘weird’ is the mitten I keep my normal in so there. […]

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Thermae, by Christopher Schmidt

Thermae, by Christopher Schmidt

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Two Poems by Ana Božičević

Two Poems by Ana Božičević

A Poem for You   I wanted to write a poem so full of spirit-lite™ that my father would finally like it, that would bring him easy peace. I wanted to write a poem so wise, yet tailored for one sitting that even Mom would understand, and say: Yes, in that way women agree with […]

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Sherwood Forest, by Camille Roy

Sherwood Forest, by Camille Roy

Review by Alyse Bensel Sherwood Forest Camille Roy Futurepoem Books, 2011 ISBN: 978-0982279854 128 pp Paperback: $16.00 Sherwood Forest, Camille Roy’s sixth poetry collection, exposes the performance of gender. Marginalized people populate their own world that sweeps across the book’s pages. These poems reenact and reconfigure social norms, disorienting yet evolving throughout the book in […]

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A Poem by Sarah E. Chinn

A Poem by Sarah E. Chinn

On the Island of Adopted Children I. Things no one talks about: Family resemblance The seashore at dusk The cost of gasoline   II. A fetus Floating slick in expectation How can it know that island folk Stand three deep on the beaches Rolling “mother,” “father,” “child” around on their tongues.   III. How to […]

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A Poem by Gregory Laynor

A Poem by Gregory Laynor

IN THE LANGUAGE OF REAL MEN Aloha elegant gunfire men Father me online language Fuel the anagram engine Then file an analog genre Men flee eating granola A hot Reagan enema A lean fuming grantee hole Oh genteel managerial fun Anal hoagie gentlemen fur Reanimate a flung on Hegel Negate a long fern email A […]

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Two Poems by Sarah Sarai

Two Poems by Sarah Sarai

One Day a Year You Can Take Something Home from the Met You have to have been born one block from the Long Island Sound. The museum’s insurance company requires proof Louie’s was serving clam chowder that night. Your parents’ bed would have had to be, of course, your first mattress and when you think […]