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Heirloom: A Piper's Orchard Abecadarian, Shin Yu Pai Sep 2015

Heirloom: A Piper's Orchard Abecadarian, Shin Yu Pai

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Poetry by Shin Yu Pai


Countersong: Rising Or Falling, Jonathan Skinner Sep 2015

Countersong: Rising Or Falling, Jonathan Skinner

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A recording, analysis and poetic translation of countersong between two Hermit thrushes (Catharus guttatis) recorded in the mountains of Northern New Mexico (United States) on 19 July 2015.


Petrocan, Madelaine C. Longman Ms, Sep 2015

Petrocan, Madelaine C. Longman Ms,

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Poetry by Madelaine Longman


Brushfire, Ariel Gordon Aug 2015

Brushfire, Ariel Gordon

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“Brushfire” concerns itself with how people use urban forests, from indecent exposure to poaching to teenage drinking party-bonfires that get out of control. Though it could be construed as a manifesto on walking-in-the-woods, it also touches on some of the conflicts inherent in urban/nature experiences.


The Stag Head Spoke By Erina Harris, Joel Deshaye Aug 2015

The Stag Head Spoke By Erina Harris, Joel Deshaye

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Joel Deshaye reviews Erina Harris's book of poetry entitled The Stag Head Spoke.


Ringing Here & There: A Nature Calendar By Brian Bartlett, Joel Deshaye Aug 2015

Ringing Here & There: A Nature Calendar By Brian Bartlett, Joel Deshaye

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Joel Deshaye reviews Brian Bartlett's Ringing Here & There: A Nature Calendar


The Oxford Handbook Of Ecocriticism Edited By Greg Garrard, Camilla Nelson Dr Aug 2015

The Oxford Handbook Of Ecocriticism Edited By Greg Garrard, Camilla Nelson Dr

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Camilla Nelson reviews The Oxford Handbook of Ecocriticism, edited by Greg Garrard


Subduction Zone By Emily Mcgiffin, Kelly Shepherd Jul 2015

Subduction Zone By Emily Mcgiffin, Kelly Shepherd

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Kelly Shepherd's review of Subduction Zone by Emily McGiffin.


Bailamos Juntos: Salsa En Los E.E.U.U. Y El Mundo, Betty Tran Feb 2015

Bailamos Juntos: Salsa En Los E.E.U.U. Y El Mundo, Betty Tran

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience

This composition traces the history of Cuban-American cultural identity formation through the lens of music and dance. As the author explains, Cuban immigrants cultivated a rich music and dance culture in New York City by creating a series of Latin and Afro-Cuban music genres and dances that brought diverse groups of people together. As a Vietnamese-American woman, Tran sees several connections between her family’s Vietnamese heritage and the cultural histories of Cubans who came to the United States as refugees seeking asylum from political oppression. As a first-generation college student, Tran believes it is important to share this composition ...


Two Poems, Nicholas Bradley Feb 2015

Two Poems, Nicholas Bradley

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Poetry by Nicholas Bradley


From 'Forced Fingers', Dan Eltringham Feb 2015

From 'Forced Fingers', Dan Eltringham

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Poetry by Dan Eltringham


Reading Wordsworth In The Tar Sands, Stephen S. Collis Feb 2015

Reading Wordsworth In The Tar Sands, Stephen S. Collis

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A report, in the form of a long poem, on the author's participation in the 5th annual Tar Sands Healing Walk, organized by the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, in Fort McMurray Alberta.


Four Poems, Roger L. Nash Feb 2015

Four Poems, Roger L. Nash

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Poetry by Roger Nash


The Rooster And The Lemon, Luis Mario Guerra, Connie M. Morey Feb 2015

The Rooster And The Lemon, Luis Mario Guerra, Connie M. Morey

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'The Rooster and the Lemon' is a collaborative work of critical-creative writing and photography between artists-writers Luis Mario Guerra and Connie Michele Morey. The text and image is a part of a larger body of work that emerged from a trip to Havana in December 2013 and is still in the process of unfolding through additional visual forms. The prose and photographs question the im/possibility of stasis and taxonomical containment in an ecological continuum where the processes of death and life and interdependent and imperceptibly entangled.


Shopping Cart Pastorals And A Nature Poem, Gary Barwin Feb 2015

Shopping Cart Pastorals And A Nature Poem, Gary Barwin

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Poetry by Gary Barwin


Indigenous Poetics In Canada Edited By Neal Mcleod, Kelly Shepherd Feb 2015

Indigenous Poetics In Canada Edited By Neal Mcleod, Kelly Shepherd

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Review of Neal McLeod's Indigenous Poetics in Canada.


A Tres Pasos De La Muerte, Samuel Temblador Feb 2015

A Tres Pasos De La Muerte, Samuel Temblador

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience

"A Tres Pasos de la Muerte" tells the story of a son of Mexican immigrants and his search for his roots. Here, Temblador attempts to communicate a bicultural experience through the frame of border literature (Literatura Fronteriza) born out of the intersection between Mexican and American culture.


Applications For Dummies, Carla M. Sanchez Feb 2015

Applications For Dummies, Carla M. Sanchez

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience

This poem discusses the overwhelming pressure that is put on students to justify their right to be admitted into universities or to receive scholarships based on their extracurricular activities. Many working-class, first-generation college students are unable to participate in organizations and programs that offer students a more well-rounded college experience. This can lead first-gen students, like the author, to feel isolated, inadequate, or illegitimate. "Applications for Dummies" expresses Sanchez's incessant fear that she will never be able to compete with other students who were given the opportunity to build more worldly resumes, despite her strong academic commitment and intellectual ...


It's Not Just A Leave, Genesis L. Montalvo Feb 2015

It's Not Just A Leave, Genesis L. Montalvo

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience

In this piece, the author sets out to explore the first-generation college identity through a gothic lens. In the early stages of this project, Montalvo had considered doing research on narratives from other first-gen college students as a way to trace the uncanny and the abject in their experiences. However, as she began reflecting on her own personal history, she realized that in a matter of only two years she had already experienced moments of distance, uncanniness, and confusion, which are recorded here. In presenting these installments in non-chronological order, Montalvo intends to insert a gothic element of disorder, which ...


Flashlight, Min-Jung Kim Feb 2015

Flashlight, Min-Jung Kim

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience

This poem illustrates the struggle of an undergraduate first-generation college student who knew little about the first-gen identity or the experiences she would encounter until she became a First To Go Scholar at Loyola Marymount University. The poet represents the First To Go Program as a flashlight that has helped her to navigate a once dark and unfamiliar environment.


Revelation, Tanya Diaz Feb 2015

Revelation, Tanya Diaz

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience

There can sometimes be a gap between first-gen students and parents who have not experienced the stress of higher education. Children may believe this stress to be a necessary sacrifice for their future wellness; however, they often cannot feel their parents' sacrifices, just as their parents cannot feel their child's mental strain. Diaz creates this poem in an effort to examine her relationship with her mother from an outsider's point of view, in the end realizing that although her parents cannot always understand her experiences, they care and will support her decisions.


Journey With No Maps: A Life Of P.K. Page By Sandra Djwa, Mckay Mcfadden Jan 2015

Journey With No Maps: A Life Of P.K. Page By Sandra Djwa, Mckay Mcfadden

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Review of Journey With No Maps: A Life of P.K. Page by Sandra Djwa.