Monthly Archives: April 2011

Excerpts from “Fallout: Civil Defense Remix”

By Laura. E. J. Moran (Found poem from “Common Sense and Civil Defense,” a pamphlet by Martin Caidin, Metropolitan Broadcasting Aerospace Correspondent for WNEW, NY, 1961.) Foreword: Down To Brass Tacks What we face, there isn’t any need                         to explain it … Continue reading

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The Other: Origins, Examples & the Divine

by Lisa Sisler In order to explore the concept of “the Other,” one needs to go back to its philosophical origins. In the late 18th century Immanuel Kant divided the world into the categories of noumena, what actually is, and … Continue reading

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Radius: Roger Bonair-Agard, Jeanann Verlee, Adam Falkner

From the editors: Jeanann Verlee’s first full-length poetry collection, Racing Hummingbirds, from Write Bloody Publishing, is an imminently rereadable book, rife with startling imagery and vibrant language, guided by a an artistic vision that’s often brutal and uncompromising. But while … Continue reading

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Poem by Wetdryvac

Rain By Wetdryvac human – ryyf – human the sound of the rain is kiln hiss, then susser, steam’s antique crisp breathing drip, dropping apprehension, cluck-ticking monsoon shaped trees’ altitude, clouding each skin’s glaze draggin’ comb rigid, column click-precision naked … Continue reading

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Poem by Laura Lee Washburn

The Eldest Son By Laura Lee Washburn journeyed to seek his fortune.  His parents wished him well, had even offered him home, but he must go and so he did until a kingdom with the weeping king and lost princess … Continue reading

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The Déjà Vu of Oprah Winfrey

By Victor D. Infante And then there was Oprah. Few things have cut across the poetry community like the “Power of Poetry” issue of O Magazine. And certainly, there was plenty there to digest: Maria Shriver interviewing Mary Oliver, Edward … Continue reading

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Radius: Jeffrey McDaniel, Anis Mojgani, Dave McAlinden

The Editors Write: Anis Mojgani’s writing is surprisingly delicate, almost brittle at times. This is a surprising characteristic for a poet whose name was largely made in slam, but it also goes a long way toward explaining his success: Mojgani … Continue reading

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Invented Forms: Horoscope Poem

How to Write a Horoscope Poem By Jane Cassady Feel free to attribute any or all of this process to magic. Start with the dates of each of the twelve signs. No need to consult astrological charts of any kind. … Continue reading

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