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LETTER FROM PARIS, autumn 2014

LETTER FROM PARIS, autumn 2014 from Margo Berdeshevsky   Photo © Margo Berdeshevsky  It’s been awhile. But my eyes are open. As always, I want to join in calling in the light. In believing in a word such as love.

Photo © Margo Berdeshevsky

LETTER FROM PARIS, autumn 2014

LETTER FROM PARIS, autumn 2014 from Margo Berdeshevsky   Photo © Margo Berdeshevsky  It’s been awhile. But my eyes are open. As always, I want to join in calling in the light. In believing in a word such as love.

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Review of Between Soul & Stone by Margo Berdeshevsky

Between Soul & Stone by Margo Berdeshevsky Published by The Sheep Meadow Press; Rhinebeck, NY 2011 The title for Margo Berdeshevsky’s collection, Between Soul & Stone, is in and of itself a perfect metaphor for the song that is sung between

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Review of Between Soul & Stone by Margo Berdeshevsky

Between Soul & Stone by Margo Berdeshevsky Published by The Sheep Meadow Press; Rhinebeck, NY 2011 The title for Margo Berdeshevsky’s collection, Between Soul & Stone, is in and of itself a perfect metaphor for the song that is sung between

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Review of The Dead Eat Everything by Michael Mlekoday

Reviewed by Amanda Fuller Chosen by Dorianne Laux for the 2012 Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize, The Dead Eat Everything is Michael Mlekoday’s first book of poetry.  The Dead Eat Everything has been received with excitement for its masterful

The Dead Eat Everything

Review of The Dead Eat Everything by Michael Mlekoday

Reviewed by Amanda Fuller Chosen by Dorianne Laux for the 2012 Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize, The Dead Eat Everything is Michael Mlekoday’s first book of poetry.  The Dead Eat Everything has been received with excitement for its masterful

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Review of Marilyn Chin’s Hard Love Province

Reviewed by Amanda Fuller Marilyn Chin’s fourth collection of poems, Hard Love Province is an assortment of love songs, elegies and frisky quatrains that rivet and ricochet.  Hard Love Province is a sisterhood manifesto, even as it is an extended

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Review of Marilyn Chin’s Hard Love Province

Reviewed by Amanda Fuller Marilyn Chin’s fourth collection of poems, Hard Love Province is an assortment of love songs, elegies and frisky quatrains that rivet and ricochet.  Hard Love Province is a sisterhood manifesto, even as it is an extended

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Review of Cynthia Hogue’s Revenance

In section two of Revenance, Cynthia Hogue’s eighth collection, she writes about the process of re-constructing a lost interview with Samizdat poet, Olga Sedakova. Hogue (and her friend, Professor Slava Yastremski) interviewed Sedakova in 1999, but their tape recorders failed

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Review of Cynthia Hogue’s Revenance

In section two of Revenance, Cynthia Hogue’s eighth collection, she writes about the process of re-constructing a lost interview with Samizdat poet, Olga Sedakova. Hogue (and her friend, Professor Slava Yastremski) interviewed Sedakova in 1999, but their tape recorders failed

C.P. Cavafy Poetry Prize Winners

Congratulations to the latest winners of the C. P. Cavafy Poetry Prize! Two co-winners, each receiving $500: David Keplinger for his poem “The Life of Simone Weil” “A singer’s music fills the room, no means of amplification. Humphrey Bogart is

C.P. Cavafy Poetry Prize Winners

Congratulations to the latest winners of the C. P. Cavafy Poetry Prize! Two co-winners, each receiving $500: David Keplinger for his poem “The Life of Simone Weil” “A singer’s music fills the room, no means of amplification. Humphrey Bogart is

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Review of Pussy: Poems About Things You Think Are Pornographic by Maria Garcia Teutsch

Pussy, Poems about things you think are Pornographic Bilingual: English and French Edition Henry Miller Memorial Library 2014 Reviewed by Christine Hamm What does “Pussy” mean? On the playground, it means wimp; in the bedroom, it means female genitalia. But

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Review of Pussy: Poems About Things You Think Are Pornographic by Maria Garcia Teutsch

Pussy, Poems about things you think are Pornographic Bilingual: English and French Edition Henry Miller Memorial Library 2014 Reviewed by Christine Hamm What does “Pussy” mean? On the playground, it means wimp; in the bedroom, it means female genitalia. But