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youngmanhattanite: “Bear in the ground”, 2009 by Rafaël Rozendaal Almost every time I wear a mascot head on the streets of New York City, a stranger stops me and asks, “Aren’t you?…” This was a dream to me just five years ago when no one cared. But now here I am. I’ve been written about in the NY Times three…
New Poem: Current Affairs 3.10.11
A wanted man started over with a new name and a new life in Idaho, but then his past caught up with him. The state Assembly voted 53-42 to curtail bargaining rights, sending the bill to Gov. Scott Walker who promised to sign it. The Dow closed below 12,000, as oil market jitters and the conflict in Libya served as a reminder of the fragile nature of the global recovery. The...
New Poem: Current Affairs 3.9.2011
America’s political and military goals seem d i s c o n n e c t e d from the situation on the ground in Afghanistan. Eleven people died in fighting that broke out during a protest by Christians over the burning of a church. A legislative effort by companies providing the loans has been met with vigorous opposition from insurance companies and chambers of commerce. Beatings and ...
New Poem: Current Affairs 3.8.2011
Twenty-one priests are on administrative leave because of credible charges that they had sexually abused minors. Football coach was suspended two games and fined $250,000 for violating N.C.A.A. rules. The producers are planning a significant overhaul of the $65 million Broadway musical that would involve shutting down performances for two to three weeks. The pressure designers feel to come...
another night spent thinking
Under the lights everything reflects blindly a morning like afternoon afternoon like night night like sleep and no sleep The ocean used to be close now it is far a forest used to rest by my back door now a single tree sways under California sun grass used to smell like stale cereal now it feels plastic and looks too green And even though thunder is invisible the thickness of its sounds send ...
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nic-rad: Just try to remember that it’s a large email list and Stephen’s not writing only to you: “…So yes, an insider’s club. I came from the outside. In other words I didn’t have any connections and I didn’t do an MFA. All my first publications were un-agented and from the slushpile. Nothing moved…
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