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Posts Tagged ‘Prose’

Wendy Cannella: This Fierce Life:   

   An Interview with Laura McCullough

October 26th, 2016

WC: In his article “Ode to Joisey” (New York Times: April 27, 2003), Robert Strauss talks about the great many accomplished poets to emerge from the Garden State. I wonder

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Wendy Cannella: Finding the Body:   

   on Laura McCullough’s
Jersey Mercy

October 26th, 2016

Part empathy, part ferocity in subject and voice, a living, breathing language bobs along like an electric jellyfish —fearless, vital, often urban in the poems in McCullough’s new collection Jersey

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Pat Willard: Swans

October 25th, 2016

Clare turns seventeen, three months before me, and when she said all she wanted was an adventure, I thought of the creek that runs through the woods behind my house.

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Anastacia Renee: The City

October 25th, 2016

(1) the city sits on itself like a tired woman after a long day of being black. it never excuses itself for crushing us with her weight and we don’t

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Zaccaria Fulton: Dramaticule

November 17th, 2015

[ Mother lies in bed, center stage, under a spotlight.]   Director [to twelve-year-old son]: Remember, you’ve been brought in here by your elementary school Guidance Counselor. This woman is

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Caitlin Jackson: Swell

November 17th, 2015

I know it is broken as soon as I fall. I know because when I stand there is a lump right away. It is round and heavy like a new

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Paul Hansom: Death Between Two Planes

November 17th, 2015

He dies 10.30 their time, 4.30 mine. My cousin calls first with a repeated “I’m so sorry,” the word sorrysorrysorrysorry the only sense she can give me. Herself. As I

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Jenny Rossi: Burnt Heart

February 5th, 2015

Scraping toast. His voice is the sound of someone scraping toast. Little bits of emotion crumbling all over the floor, and you should be cleaning it up, but GODDAMN the

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Brenda Nicholas: Bratz Dolls Ask Brunette, Roxxi Bratz, 

   to Write Response Letter to Critics Who Say the Dolls  

  “Encourage girls to think about themselves as sexualized objects.”

February 5th, 2015

Dear Sirz: We don’t agree with your criticizms of us at all! We are given clothez appropriate for our favorite placez & pastimez, such az shopz, nail salonz, clubz, bandz,

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Matt Izzi: Volare

February 5th, 2015

The American wing had high white walls like an asylum, and my best friend Mark said anyone who’d voluntarily stare at paintings had to be a nut job, drawing a

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