Category Archives: gender

Aug. 6, 2010

He could not think another thing that evening simply a life had stepped in in place of theory (LZ, A-15)

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Ugly Duckling’s Digital Library

If you’re left without anything “good” to read now that Ron’s sophisticated and brilliant comment box conversation has been shut down, I’d suggest these four books from Leslie Scalapino. I came to Leslie’s work as an undergraduate at Buffalo, and … Continue reading

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Protected: The readiness is all

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Protected: Goodbye, Coach Laughlin

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A successful failure

Yesterday afternoon I made a giant list of almost 300 contemporary female poets compiled from three lists I’d previously made. And I asked for more. By 11pm there were over 400. By midnight there were over 500. I woke up … Continue reading

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FOURSQUARE’s Last Issues

I’m wrapping up Foursquare, a project I started in 2006. As my obligations to other things expand and my desire to work on my own poetry grows, issues of 4SQ come out less frequently, such that the year of 2009 … Continue reading

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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

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Protected: A Radical Life

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Se Mig

When I was in Sweden in 2004, I passed a movie theater playing the film Se Mig. With my rudimentary Swedish I translated this as “See Me” (the literal translation), although the English translation from the original French Film Comme … Continue reading

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Gender and Blogging Redux

As you may already know, there are a couple of discussions going on about gender and poetry following my original post, one at Mark Wallace’s blog and one at Harriet.  There are a couple of things I want to say, … Continue reading

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Women in Poetry (Again)

Since I am currently out of work, I am working on a few much-delayed issues of Foursquare and I am reminded that although Foursquare is not a unique project in the world of poetry magazines, it is still a sometimes … Continue reading

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Protected: Albertine Disparue

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delirious hem

This seems good.

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Updates

Stop-gap solution for the color/formatting of the blog… I don’t really have time to fix it right now (or the cash to invest in CSS access). Some new readings have been added to my reading schedule. One of them (4/20) … Continue reading

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Protected: Impossibility is possibility.

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Stating what should be obvious

Humbert Humbert is not a role model.

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To be looked over, not to be overlooked

A preliminary list of female poets whose work is primarily, usually, or often visual, or who describe themselves as visual poets, or who have published one or more sustained/influential works of visual poetry even if their main body of work … Continue reading

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The War

Today is Halloween (Happy Halloween) and also the anniversary of my final liberation from my alcoholic-abusive ex-boyfriend, who I dated for about six years before finally escaping (it’s hard to get out of abusive relationships, especially when one grew up … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

It’s October! Time to celebrate our increasing awareness of domestic violence. Sure, national politics are important, but so is living a non-violent existence in the safety of one’s own home. With the economy struggling, domestic violence is likely to rise … Continue reading

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Protected: Last night

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Protected: A regrettable 6 mos.

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Class Reunion

– I got an email today regarding my upcoming high school reunion. I’ve basically been dreading this thing for ten years. My parents say, “oh, it’ll be fine, you’ll see that everyone just became more normal, people won’t even remember … Continue reading

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Protected: Marriage manifesto

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What I Loved

A friend of mine with whom I sometimes attend readings whines that I “never like anything” or sometimes switches it up to “you only like your Buffalo friends.” It is true that I derive much inspiration from two of my … Continue reading

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PhillySound reading

Tonight I went to the PhillySound reading at Peace on A, which is Thom Donovan‘s house/space. Thom is a Buffalo grad and the reading was Buffalonian in the following ways: It was at someone’s house There were snacks. It was … Continue reading

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Foursquare 2.6 and Female Poetry Magic

Tonight I made the very tardy Foursquare 2.6, a.k.a. the November issue. It’s gorgeous, the poetry goes together nicely, and all in all I’m very happy with everything about it except that it’s really late. There’s a kind of magic … Continue reading

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Protected: At least I’m not the only one who misunderstood Lolita

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Protected: Driving thoughts

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Protected: The art of conquest

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Protected: I think

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Protected: Our daughters’ daughters will adore us / And sing in grateful chorus

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Protected: So this one blond gets all empowered…

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