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For Jeannie, Kai Harris Aug 2019

For Jeannie, Kai Harris

The Hilltop Review

"For Jeannie" is a short work of fiction that explores one mother's struggle with—and reaction to—undiagnosed depression.


'Art' They Can't See, Lines, Anatomy Of Decomposing, October On Danford Creek, Wing Bone, And Taxidermy, Kailyn J. Dekker Aug 2019

'Art' They Can't See, Lines, Anatomy Of Decomposing, October On Danford Creek, Wing Bone, And Taxidermy, Kailyn J. Dekker

The Hilltop Review

The following document includes a selection and submission for the Hilltop Review. Within the file the reader will find five (5) poems and one (1) micro fiction piece. The poems are titled 'Art' They Can't See, Lines, Anatomy of Decomposing, October on Danford Creek, and Wing Bone. These poems incorporate darkness, illness, social issues, and a manifestation and exploration of the human condition. The Microfiction text titled Taxidermy, details the interaction between two siblings showcasing the younger sister's mental illness by detailing the delusional and obsessive behavior of this character.

These texts have been workshopped under the instruction ...


The Laureate, Hannah Ryder Apr 2019

The Laureate, Hannah Ryder

Honors Theses

In its eighteenth edition, the only undergraduate literary journal on Western Michigan University’s campus returns with more phenomenal student creations. The Laureate, led this year by senior Hannah Ryder, compiles fiction, non-fiction, plays, poetry, art, and photographs to provide a yearly snapshot of the best work from the university’s brightest individuals. Inside, the pieces explore not only what it means to be an individual, but how different surroundings and influences shape characters and experiences. The journal kicks off with a photograph staring up at a golden-leafed tree, representing both hopefulness and light. It then moves quickly and seamlessly ...


Laws Of Genetics, Sydney N. Sheltz-Kempf Jan 2019

Laws Of Genetics, Sydney N. Sheltz-Kempf

The Hilltop Review

No abstract provided.


Sweet Avaline, Tavia Lloyd Jan 2019

Sweet Avaline, Tavia Lloyd

The Hilltop Review

No abstract provided.


Autumn, Steven J. Maloney Jan 2019

Autumn, Steven J. Maloney

The Hilltop Review

Autumn: A sonnet. Copyright (c) 2018 by the author.


Notes On Contributors, Molly Lynde-Recchia Dec 2018

Notes On Contributors, Molly Lynde-Recchia

Transference

No abstract provided.


Martial Iv.29 By Martial, George Held Dec 2018

Martial Iv.29 By Martial, George Held

Transference

Translated from Latin by George Held.


Four Poems From The Divine Way Station By Shaojun Li, Shelley Kristina Hu Dec 2018

Four Poems From The Divine Way Station By Shaojun Li, Shelley Kristina Hu

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Translated from Chinese by Shelley Kristina Hu:

  • At Dusk
  • The Divine Way Station
  • Confession
  • Green Jade


Five Poems From Miss Suki, Or America Is Not Far By Utz Rachowski, Louise Stoehr Dec 2018

Five Poems From Miss Suki, Or America Is Not Far By Utz Rachowski, Louise Stoehr

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The five short poems selected from Utz Rachowski’s (1954- ) 2013 volume Miss Suki oder Amerika ist nicht weit! mark a shift in his poetic work. His poetry and prose focus almost exclusively on life in the former German Democratic Republic. During the time the GDR existed, his critical poems were cause for his arrest and imprisonment and eventual exile to West Germany. Rachowski has continued to examine his experiences of life under state oppression, including the ramifications of unification. With the 2013 publication of Miss Suki, Rachowski added a new tone of lightness to his writing, which nevertheless remains ...


Two Poems By Robert Desnos, Armine Kotin Mortimer Dec 2018

Two Poems By Robert Desnos, Armine Kotin Mortimer

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Translated from French by Armine Kotin Mortimer:

  • So often have I dreamt of you
  • No, love has not died


Poems By Rilke, Catullus, And Baudelaire, Susan Mclean Dec 2018

Poems By Rilke, Catullus, And Baudelaire, Susan Mclean

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Translated by Susan McLean:

  • From German - Die Erblindende (The Woman Going Blind) by Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926)
  • From Latin - Catullus 11 by Catullus (c.84 - c.54 BC)
  • From French - Les Deux Bonnes Sœurs (The Two Sisters of Mercy) and Bien loin d'ici (Very Far from Here) by Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)


Four Poems By Yu Xiuhua, Xinlu Yan Dec 2018

Four Poems By Yu Xiuhua, Xinlu Yan

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Translated from Chinese by Xinlu Yan:

  • My Dog, Little Wu
  • I Crossed Half of China to Lay You
  • An Evening in Early Winter
  • I Please This world With Pains


Three Poems By Alfred De Musset, Zack Rogow Dec 2018

Three Poems By Alfred De Musset, Zack Rogow

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Translated from French by Zack Rogow:

  • To Ulric G.
  • I love the first shiver of winter
  • Venice


Three Poems From The Fabric Of The Universe By Andrée Chedid, Kathryn L. Kimball Dec 2018

Three Poems From The Fabric Of The Universe By Andrée Chedid, Kathryn L. Kimball

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Translated from French by Kathryn Kimball:

  • Still Here Passing Through
  • Growing Old VI
  • Dying IV


Four Poems In Diverse Styles By Natsume Sōseki, Erik R. Lofgren Dec 2018

Four Poems In Diverse Styles By Natsume Sōseki, Erik R. Lofgren

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Translated from Japanese by Erik Lofgren.


Three Laisses From The Franco-Italian Song Of Roland, John T. Duval Dec 2018

Three Laisses From The Franco-Italian Song Of Roland, John T. Duval

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These three laisses, that is, decasyllabic verse-paragraphs of various lengths whose lines end with the same assonance, are from the thirteenth-century Franco-Italian version of The Song of Roland, known as the V4 manuscript of St. Mark's Church, Venice. They illustrate creative thirteenth-century innovations, in a slightly different language, added to the much better known twelfth-century Anglo-Norman French Chanson de Roland, known as the Oxford version.

“La Chanson de Roland”: The French Corpus, Vol. 1, Part 2, The Venice 4 Version, 2005, Brepols, 2005, pp. 97, 100-1, 246-7.


Four Poems By Yoshiko Hanabusa, Rina Kikuchi Dec 2018

Four Poems By Yoshiko Hanabusa, Rina Kikuchi

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Translated from Japanese by Rina Kikuchi:

  • The State of My Day
  • Fallen Blossom
  • Over the Winter Mountains
  • The Battle of Sparrows


Better Left Unsaid And Other Poems, John Brugaletta Dec 2018

Better Left Unsaid And Other Poems, John Brugaletta

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Translated from Classical Greek by John Brugaletta:

  • Better Left Unsaid by Philodemus (110-35 BC)
  • Still Young by Philodemus
  • Le Moment Psychologique by Rufinus (340-410 AD)


To The Arab Nation: After “Damn You,” You Are No Longer Worthy Of Greetings, Houssem Ben Lazreg Dec 2018

To The Arab Nation: After “Damn You,” You Are No Longer Worthy Of Greetings, Houssem Ben Lazreg

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Translated from Arabic by Houssem Ben Lazreg.


Six Poems From Cargo Of Stars — Coolitude By Khal Torabully, Nancy Naomi Carlson Dec 2018

Six Poems From Cargo Of Stars — Coolitude By Khal Torabully, Nancy Naomi Carlson

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Translated from French by Nancy Naomi Carlson:

  • I refuse
  • I have faith in the rhythm of waves
  • I know the echo
  • No grammar can express
  • My cargo mother-of-pearl
  • Night will shower the hidden flowers


Three Inscriptions For Paintings By Yao Nai, Andrew Gudgel Dec 2018

Three Inscriptions For Paintings By Yao Nai, Andrew Gudgel

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Translated from Chinese by Andrew Gudgel.


Four Poems From Thorny Roses By Ichinohe Kenzō, Joshua Solomon Dec 2018

Four Poems From Thorny Roses By Ichinohe Kenzō, Joshua Solomon

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Translated from Japanese by Joshua Solomon:

  • Thorny Roses
  • Sand Pear Petals
  • Rice Fish
  • Early Spring

Author acknowledges Ito Yumiko of Tsugaru Shobo for securing translation and publication rights.


Four Poems From To Young Utari By Yaeko Batchelor, Laurel Taylor Dec 2018

Four Poems From To Young Utari By Yaeko Batchelor, Laurel Taylor

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Translated from Ainu and Japanese by Laurel Taylor:

  • Wild stag...
  • Had I even...
  • Raised on...
  • My utari...


The End Of The World And Other Poems, Gregory Divers Dec 2018

The End Of The World And Other Poems, Gregory Divers

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Translated from German by Gregory Divers:

  • The End of the World by Jakob van Hoddis
  • The Dreaming Man by Jakob van Hoddis
  • natura morta by Yaak Karsunke
  • dazzling deception by Yaak Karsunke


Four Poems By Yang Chia-Hsien, Tina Z. Shan Dec 2018

Four Poems By Yang Chia-Hsien, Tina Z. Shan

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Translated from Chinese by Tina Z. Shan:

  • Waltzing Violence
  • The Drill
  • Breakfast on Pluto
  • The Keepsake


Foreword, Molly Lynde-Recchia Dec 2018

Foreword, Molly Lynde-Recchia

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No abstract provided.


Transference Vol. 6, Fall 2018 Dec 2018

Transference Vol. 6, Fall 2018

Transference

Complete issue with covers of Transference Vol. 6, Fall 2018


Ariadne, Andrew Cance Aug 2018

Ariadne, Andrew Cance

The Hilltop Review

No abstract provided.


Loving Her, Tavia Lloyd Aug 2018

Loving Her, Tavia Lloyd

The Hilltop Review

No abstract provided.