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Burger, by Carol J. Adams. Bloomsbury, 2018. 192 pages, $14.95.
In her groundbreaking 1990 Ecofeminist classic The Sexual Politics of Meat, Carol J. Adams developed the thesis that the exploitation of animals—corralling, domesticating, abusing, slaughtering, and devouring them—is parallel to, …1
Waiting all agog on the Congress Avenue Bridge,
you were worried you’d miss the plague of free-tailed bats, over a million,
fly out from under you, then turn into flecks of legs in your camera.
On a different walkway, in …
1. Of Charles Dickens, Angie Dickinson, and Edgar Allan Poe, who isn’t your favorite author? Why?
2. Who isn’t your least favorite, and why?
3. What are the positives and negatives of each author? Please don’t comment on literary style, …1
From a conversation with Anaïs Nin (1903-1977) recorded at her home in Los Angeles in 1976.
There is an interesting quote from Volume One of your Diary, in which you say, “I only regret that everyone wants to …4
Contributers: John Bovey, Barbara Moore, Francis James/tr. Dennis Tool, Eugenio de Andrade/tr. Alexis Levitin, S. J. Makielski, Jr., Michael J. Rosen, Jack Butler, William Virgil Davis, Alex Argyros, Jean McGarry, Lee Crum, Herman Rapaport, Marshall Grossman, Tom Conley, Ronald Ehmke, …0
Contributors: Thomas F. Costello, Albert Belisle Davis, Jack Foley, Michelle Fredette, Lindsay Hill, Dick Johnson, Cynthia King, David Kirby, William Kloefkorn, Gordon Lish, Gerard Malanga, Sarat Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Ron Silliman, Lara Stapleton, Leon Stokesbury, John Swan, Randy Vidrine, Dieter Weslowski…0
I don’t pretend to have been all pink
and unplucked, I knew nakedness,
knew the rattle of a leg in bed.
You rented a room from an old man
and his girlfriend, always cooking
bacon in the morning. The smell…
If it’s the moon, call it the moon;
there’s no better way to say it.
But ask the child the color of the sky,
and he will say water, and that will also
be true. Ask what the bear …
Wellvang opened the door to his fourth-floor walk-up and found his purpose standing in the hallway: Polish movers. He’d observed Poles before in the wild, certainly: riding the metro in stiff leather jackets, standing without books or newspapers; grousing down …
It is an honor to ever fell a tree.
It is an honor to close all the doors
in the house and what for. We used to,
at the swimming pool, dive down
to the bottom then swim across it,…