Here lives poetry that resembles a sticky dance floor. Poetry that is at once terraformed music and primal shout and wet kiss and sweaty palm. The "American" in Bettering American Poetry is a kind of ghoulish placeholder for whichever more rebellious, more enlivening world comes next.
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“That’s what inspires me — people still at work, and dreaming.” READ MORE AT VIDA: WOMEN IN LITERARY ARTS (CLICK HERE)
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Excerpts from “Mosques & Churches” (or “Why They Might Not Like Us” – my interpretation): There are five “pillars of Islam.” First, a Muslim is required to make a brief declaration of the unity of God. The other four emphasize social equality and community: All should pray five times a day; this is a communal…
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Robert Earl Keen Kicks It White Trash-style — So many mixed feelings and memories … ~~~~~ And in honor of my escape from the Bible Belt and since it’s Sunday morning, a little Chocolate Jesus for ya’ — p.s. I like the BibleBeltBlogger.
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