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Poem of the Week: Jeff Hecker

May 17, 2013
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Conscientious Protests
–after Julio Cortazar

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Georg Trakl in Plato’s Republic

May 15, 2013
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Poetry, like music, like dance, might be defined as the precision of ecstasy, and the ecstasy of precision, an ecstatic precision, and measured ecstasy.

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Poem of the Week: Kim Vodicka

May 10, 2013
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E N T I T L E D
LET’S DRINK AND FUCK

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Poem of the Week: Cesca Janece Waterfield

May 3, 2013
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Elizabethton, Tennessee, 1929

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Two Works of Spiritual Aspiration: Flowers and Vogel

May 2, 2013
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Poems are “instruments for thinking” (Allen Grossman). The object of a poet’s thought, however, is often unstated–especially in lyric poetry. Lyric poetry never speaks to an audience, and so–as it is when we are alone–the speaker doess not feel compelled to explicitly state the object of thought but only the thoughts themselves. In this review, I want to try and discern these objects of thought in the works of two poets whose work seem directed at resolving particularly spiritual problems.

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Interview with Joe Weil [AUDIO]

May 2, 2013
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The Eggshell Parade brings you an interview with poet Joe Weil.

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Poem of the Week: Qiana Towns

April 26, 2013
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Desperately Seeking My Name is Not Susan

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Bluebells Don’t Grow in the Holy Land: an interview with Lisa A. Flowers

April 25, 2013
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The title, diatomhero, is an anagram of the bible’s “I am the door”, a statement that comes full circle in the book’s final image, and applies just as much to Christ as it does to Janus. To open the doors of all myths and religions, to ‘let’ their darkness, (un)like bloodletting.

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Interview with Connor Syrewicz [AUDIO]

April 25, 2013
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The Eggshell Parade brings you Connor Syrewicz reading (an edited-to-meet-FCC-regulations version of) his short story “Tomorrow ‘Dun Gone”, which appears in Issue 9 Spring 2012 of Superstition Review.

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Poem of the Week: Zayne Turner

April 19, 2013
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Farewell Adios to the Americano

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Interview with Emily Vogel [AUDIO]

April 18, 2013
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The Eggshell Parade brings you a reading and interview from poet Emily Vogel.

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Poem of the Week: Colena Corbett

April 12, 2013
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wig confessional/ the bedroom

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Interview with Minrose Gwin [AUDIO]

April 11, 2013
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The Eggshell Parade brings you an interview with writer Minrose Gwin.

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Poem of the Week: zakia henderson-brown

April 5, 2013
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Meanwhile, a Sanford Wife Burns Bacon

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Interview with Catherine Lacey [AUDIO]

April 4, 2013
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The Eggshell Parade brings you a reading and interview from writer Catherine Lacey. Catherine reads her short fiction piece “(Grew),” which appears in issue 12.3 of DIAGRAM.

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Poem of the Week: Bojan Louis

March 30, 2013
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Ko’ dóó łeeschch’iih [Fire and Ashes

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