Anxiety, God, glitter, pixie dust, sparkles… all of this can be found within our latest episode of Slush Pile, which features Rosemary Kitchen’s poem “How to Cauterize,” followed by two poems by Jessica Pierce, “Without” and “How to Take What You Want.” This is a rare occasion as the gang is all present at the editorial table—in fact– Kathleen and Marion are absolutely delighted to be physically reunited and sharing the same space and the same microphone for the first time in ages.
Jessica Pierce has worked a a farm hand, file clerk, bicycle mechanic and teaching poet. After taking up space every where from the San Joaquin Valley to Arkansas to Boston to Guatemala to India to Oakland, she now lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, a sitar player, and their almost two year old daughter. As […]
Jessica Pierce: Augur
Has something winged arrived? People wait, fierce and wary, on their roofs. A few cows stand steady, heavy with milk. The ground rolled, water rose, and now the waiting. We don’t know that the earth’s axis tilted, bringing more microseconds of darkness to each day. We do know shattered earth, water where it shouldn’t be, […]