Books Fall Apart

Laura Maylene Walter
May 27, 2016
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Over the last week, loose pages from The Bluest Eye have been appearing outside my house. Page 156 in the front garden. Page 147 caught under the chain-link fence. Page 132 in the backyard. I picked up the first page,…

Forget I Said It

Cody Walker
May 23, 2016
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According to a recent essay in the New York Times, Americans feel pretty awful on Mondays. Google searches for “depression” and “anxiety” are at their highest; searches for “jokes” are at their lowest. But wait: Don’t we seek out laughter…

The joy that has no stem nor core

Dora Malech
May 21, 2016
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The joy that has no stem nor core, Nor seed that we can sow, Is edible to longing, But ablative to show. By fundamental palates Those products are preferred Impregnable to transit And patented by pod. —Emily Dickinson * My…

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