Genevieve Burger-Weiser

Quiet Anthem

by Genevieve Burger-Weiser Poetry and Poetics
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Cursivism, Will Hubbard’s slim, debut volume of prose poems published by Ugly Duckling Presse, begins with a simple piece of advice that may be one of the most challenging charges facing anyone who is trying to figure out how to live, “just let it happen.”

Poem of the Week: Sarah V. Schweig

by Genevieve Burger-Weiser Poems of the Week
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[Bloodwork]

Poem of the Week: Sara Slaughter

by Genevieve Burger-Weiser Poems of the Week
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[A selection from Upriver]

Poem of the Week: Adam Tessier

by Genevieve Burger-Weiser Poems of the Week
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[Dead reckoning]

Poem of the Week: Joseph Fasano

by Genevieve Burger-Weiser Poems of the Week
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[Sudden Hymn in Autumn]

The Wonderful Burden of Living: A Review of Milan Djordjevic’s Oranges and Snow

by Genevieve Burger-Weiser Poetry and Poetics
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Djordjevic’s history of survival through political unrest and cruel accident made an impression on me before I read his work. But I had to learn to stand in each poem as if I were on an island.

“A javelin of lavender…asserts a dozen verities”: Donnelly’s Cloud Corporation

by Genevieve Burger-Weiser Poetry and Poetics
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Amid labyrinthine syntax, Timothy Donnelly is battling a kind of Minotaur: half-self, half-metaphysical conundrum; Donnelly’s sword is his mind.

Scotch Wave of Light

by Genevieve Burger-Weiser Poetry and Poetics
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Klein speaks for those of us who are trying to decipher between what is real and what is illusion; these poems depict a speaker who is, like many of us today, trying to stay not only alive, but sentient, all the while bearing witness to the current tides of war, financial collapse, and personal loss.