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On a Flannel Shirt, Which I am Grateful for

October 17, 2012
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My dad dresses like Jack Kerouac–or, rather, Jack Kerouac, and Jackson Pollack, and all those guys dress like my dad: working clothes, work boots. The difference is my father doesn’t write novels. he works 12 hour days in a paper factory, comes home to throw the ball around with me, is sometimes so tired that he falls asleep eating supper at the kitchen table.

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Animal Collection: An Interview with Colin Winnette

October 16, 2012
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Animal Collection, a new book of stories by Colin Winnette, is a subtle blend of experimentation and dramaturgy.

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Papercuts: Tom Lee

October 13, 2012
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Cranbrook, Mid-June

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Poem of the Week: Adam Fitzgerald

October 12, 2012
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Lost Colony

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In a Dark Room: Rickey Laurentiis

October 9, 2012
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I have questions. My poems come here to persuade me the childish belief that I might answer them.

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Papercuts: Bonny Cassidy

October 6, 2012
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If you force the sea through a sieve

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Poem of the Week: Emily Vogel

October 5, 2012
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The Age

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Papercuts: Introduction

October 5, 2012
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Papercuts is Australia’s only national poetry education program. Papercuts promotes the living practice of poetry through a series of workshops with contemporary Australian poets.

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Anticipating the End as Expected Intolerance to Boredom

October 4, 2012
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There may be clarity in collecting and rearranging details, in outlining anger, in fantasizing about screaming and kicking through walls.

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Poetry Monk

October 3, 2012
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Sometimes I no longer desire to teach the way I have been teaching–not because I am ungrateful, but because I wish to do a fair day’s work.

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Poetry Comics! Tamryn Bennett: Connecting Comics and Poetry

October 1, 2012
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It is possible to understand how comics can be created and read in multiple directions, to enter the poetic experience instead of imposing narrative on it, to examine the liminal spaces and new associations between non-sequential components rather than skimming panels for linear associations.

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Unlocked: John Morony Poets 2

September 29, 2012
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The Pieces

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Poem of the Week: Grace Miceli

September 28, 2012
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Nail Polish Designer

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They Used to Dance On Saturday Nights

September 27, 2012
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Certainly this slim volume has something to teach us about magic and control, how indistinguishable the two often are from each other.

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How I Stumbled Into Teaching In The Arts

September 26, 2012
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I can talk to kids all day. They interest me. They will never pretend to like you. For that I am forever grateful.

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Interview with Victoria Redel

September 24, 2012
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If the tightrope I walk in making these poems is that of sentimentality, I’m okay with that challenge–mostly because I didn’t have a lot of choice in the matter.

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