Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Piano Speaks – Sandra Beasley

The Piano Speaks after Erik Satie For an hour I forgot my fat self, my neurotic innards, my addiction to alignment. For an hour I forgot my fear of rain. For an hour I was a salamander shimmying through the … Continue reading

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The Self is Unstable – Elisa Gabbert

Don’t just be yourself — build your personal brand. The self is unstable. It might not be found by the search engines. It might be rejected. The self regenerates every five or six days. A consistent brand, a coherent self. … Continue reading

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Hugo Claus: Envoi

Envoi My verses stand gawping a bit. I never get used to this. They’ve lived here long enough. Enough. I send them out of the house, I don’t want to wait until their toes are cold. Unhampered by their unclear … Continue reading

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Primus St. John: Sunday

Sunday Today, The sea has its own religion, It is as blue As an acori bead I rubbed in my hand. I think Of swimming out for miles and miles in prayer. I think Of never struggling back In doubt. … Continue reading

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