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On Writing; Or, What I Say in the Mirror on Days that are Heavy & Burdensome
By Carley Fockler I’ve always been the kind of writer who stares at a word document until everything blurs and my mind wanders. There’s something about it that blank space I find intimidating. I adjust the margins, the font size, and the spacing just to give myself the illusion of productivity. It distracts from my … Continue reading Alter the Process. Break the Rules.
By Tony Pizzo During my first semester retreat to the Atlantic Center for the Arts last January, I attended many eye-opening poetry workshops analyzing the vast selections of form, process, and purpose available to me in this curious expanded field. Among them was a focus on translation, taught by the wonderful John Pluecker. You know … Continue reading Everything is Translatable, Especially A Rubik’s Cube
. . . He was the victim of an accidental discharge, uncontrolled carelessness with unconscionable consequences . . .
There was something ineffably poetic about that silence . . .
I cannot power through this book, like so many others before, for one simple reason: it powers through me.