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Jigsaw 2015 Complete Volume, Jigsaw 2015 May 2015

Jigsaw 2015 Complete Volume, Jigsaw 2015

Jigsaw

No abstract provided.


Aprilis - I / April - I, Brinna Michael Apr 2015

Aprilis - I / April - I, Brinna Michael

mOthertongue

Poem in Latin.


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 ...


The Surrender, Diane Hale Oct 2014

The Surrender, Diane Hale

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Light revolves
patterning grey age faces
in flashing momentary brilliance--
exposing shadow dreams
of victorious kingdoms
built in bottle caps
the shrapnel of hope's treachery--
to be swept away with
debris of belief


Heat Lightning At Night, Michael Martone Oct 2014

Heat Lightning At Night, Michael Martone

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mute mimic,
the splashing spark


Definition Of Poetry, Lynn Z. Bloom Oct 2014

Definition Of Poetry, Lynn Z. Bloom

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Once
I took a course in aesthetics:
Three hours credit
If I could learn
What a poem was.