Poetry in Motion Monday: Larissa Szporluk

  IO REMEMBERS There is no sound at all on this wild upland. The horses have stopped falling in their great arc through the air. The panic that carried their necks over the crag became, early on, in their legs, regret. The dark knowing that spoils the morning enters them now, showing them how, like…

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In honor of Cynthia’s reading… & Larry’s boots

  Hi friends, I don’t know how many of you were out in the audience last night—physically or in spirit—but Cynthia Cruz was everything I wanted (and needed) her to be, as a person, and as a poet. Her reading was incredible, her latest book (How the End Begins) astounds me, and speaking with her…

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Heads Up! Two GREAT Readings in Town This Week!

  Hi friends! Just a heads up! This Wednesday and Thursday, there are two AWESOME readings happening—poet Cynthia Cruz (above, left) will be reading at Notre Dame, and Kelcey Parker Ervick (above, right) will be reading at LangLab in South Bend! Both events are free and open to the public, so I hope to see…

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Poetry in Motion Monday: Jamaal May

For all of our wonderful friends, and all the people of Kalamazoo, we love you. THE GUN JOKE It’s funny, she says, how many people are shocked by this shooting and the next and next and the next. She doesn’t mean funny as in funny, but funny as in blood soup tastes funny when you…

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