Monthly Archives: April 2010

The Poem In Your Pocket

It’s Poem in Your Pocket Day! Halloween for poetry. Carry a poem in your pocket to give to someone like a valentine or trade with someone like a baseball card. Or just hoard poems in your own pocket. Bonus points … Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary Poetry, gender, personal | 3 Comments

Let Us Cultivate Our Garden

Only two more days to vote for the Poet Laureate of the Blogosphere. I voted the year that Amy King won (I voted for Amy) and I voted for rob mclennan last year, who came in second. This year the … Continue reading

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Protected: Health & Human Services

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Posted in health, personal

Protected: Things that are not Real

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Posted in Academia, Contemporary Poetry, health

Notes from Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie was here.  No one died. My notes, as they are, not cleaned up (except to be typed rather than handwritten): laughter & forgetting :-D –> A novel of memory becomes a political novel literature to preserve the human … Continue reading

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Protected: A Radical Life

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Posted in architecture, family, gender, health, plasticity, politics

It’s LIS Finals Time

And now we get to see how I’ve managed to relate my real life to my LIS life in my final projects.  First complete project: a very personal, very condensed, almost to the point of being just plain wrong, look … Continue reading

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The Philadelphia Wireman

. Joseph Massey posted these links to Facebook and I wanted to repost them because they are fascinating: the Philadelphia Wireman and a mini-gallery of his work.  I’d never heard of this person until Joe posted these links about 24 … Continue reading

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30 Poems in 30 Days: Thoughts on Process

April, once uncomfortably known as National Poetry Month, has been re-branded, much more comfortably, as National Poetry Writing Month.  This makes us feel less passive in our minority.  The challenge is to write 30 poems in 30 days. For the … Continue reading

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