Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Poetry That Matters Most: On Matthew Dickman’s Mayakovsky’s Revolver

I’m almost done reading through Matthew Dickman’s newest book of poems, Mayakovsky’s Revolver (Norton 2012).  I’m in the thick of my first semester as a Master’s student and I’m swamped with language, so I’m taking it slow.  I think you … Continue reading

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Milo Greene – 1957

I want you to always remember me.  Will you remember that I existed, and that I stood next to you here like this? -Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

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Some Possible Changes, and a Question

Hello All, I’ve enjoyed keeping this blog for the last couple years but I’m finding I’d like to start a new project.  I want your guys/gals’ (because inclusivity is cool) opinion- Would you be interested in reading a blog that … Continue reading

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The Four (Rational) Horsemen of the Apocalypse

They are the leading the charge of rationality against religious belief in the Western world and beyond.  They are Christopher Hitchens (R.I.P.), Daniel Dennit, Richard Dawkins, and Sam Harris.  I’d be interested to hear any response to their discussion in … Continue reading

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Matthew Dickman – Field

I’m standing in the field trying to figure out if there was a difference for my older brother, the first time he cut himself, between his body as the beginning of a long, drawn out, war and his body as … Continue reading

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John Lennon – Stand By Me

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Presidential Candidate Arrested

Presidential candidate Jill Stein, running with the Green Party, was arrested for disorderly conduct before the debate yesterday.  Along with her candidate for Vice-President and running mate, Stein attempted to enter the debate and when stopped, sat down on the … Continue reading

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