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Great Table Manners!

March 21, 2013
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Tables proves a raw, every-which-way roaming collection, an enterprise in full creative recall and exposure.

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Lists and Parataxis: A primer for those who want it

March 20, 2013
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Whitman has more listings than an anal retentive suburbanite.

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Poetry Comics! Alina Gregorian

March 19, 2013
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____________________________________________ Alina Gregorian‘s poems have been published in Sink Review, Boston Review, GlitterPony, and other journals. She curates a video poetry reading series at the Huffington Post, co-curates Triptych Readings, and co-edits the collaboration journal Bridge. She teaches creative writing at Rutgers University, and lives in Brooklyn, NY. She is here.

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Poem of the Week: Natalie Diaz

March 15, 2013
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Ode to the Beloved’s Hips

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Poem of the Week: Jay Thomas Bad Heart Bull

March 8, 2013
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The Smoke that Settles

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Interview with Woody Brown [AUDIO]

March 7, 2013

The Eggshell Parade brings you a reading and interview from writer Woody Brown. Woody reads his short fiction piece “Sillyhead,” which appears in issue 12.3 of DIAGRAM.

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Poem of the Week: Jennifer Elise Foerster

March 1, 2013
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New Year’s in Corfu

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Interview with Neil Shepard [AUDIO]

February 28, 2013
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The Eggshell Parade brings you a reading and interview from poet Neil Shepard.

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Poem of the Week: Ocean Vuong

February 22, 2013

After Rapture I am found kneeling beneath the last _____blasted tree. Winter on my shoulders and a sparrow’s red skull lodged _____in my mouth. I have cut my hair to feed the fire. Remnants of a city _____dusting my lips. No nations left to die for or hide in. Only this voice— _____woven through the […]

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Composition and Instinct: An Interview with Cesca Janece Waterfield

February 20, 2013
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I try to rely on composition as much or more than instinct.

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Mr Fucking Rocket tires of saving for a mortgage: Susan Bradley Smith

February 16, 2013
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I thought things were wrong: it manifested in me buying and wearing Ulysses blue eyeshadow. It didn’t suit me. One day I stared into the mirror at the caked crystal of smudged me and said ‘You look like a whore’. I was cheap, cheeky, comehithersome—but clientless. Makeup remover in hand, I finally admitted that you […]

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Poem of the Week: Oliver Bendorf

February 15, 2013
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THE ICE

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Review: Contrapuntal by Christopher Kondrich

February 14, 2013
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Contrapuntal is not a book about diametrics, bipolarity, or extremes, but rather a sonic and sonorous exploration of the way music, sound, time, and relationships exist throughout the body, mind, and self.

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Why Weirdness Can Be a Good Thing: the Aesthetic Satisfactions of a Compelling Strangeness

February 11, 2013
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What is the difference between a poem we call mawkish, or overly sentimental, and a poem that carries the right amount of sentimentality and wit?

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Gethsemane at the Bowl: Cathy Altmann

February 9, 2013
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(after the monoprint by Michael Donnelly)

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Poem of the Week: Lauren K. Alleyne

February 8, 2013
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What Night Knows
After Gaugin’s Le Cheval Blanc

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