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From Amber To Darkness, Courtney J. Spencer, Courtney Spencer Dec 2012

From Amber To Darkness, Courtney J. Spencer, Courtney Spencer

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

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The Lottery Of Miracles, Amelia A. Cook Dec 2012

The Lottery Of Miracles, Amelia A. Cook

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


When Bird And Fish Fall In Love, Matthew C. Mackey Dec 2012

When Bird And Fish Fall In Love, Matthew C. Mackey

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

A work of poetry that offers a new method of poetics. By examining translation as a means of understanding relationships, this work offers a nuanced manner for the writing and experience of poetry. When Bird and Fish Fall in Love is a close examination of language, relationships, translation, and the intimacy of conflation.


This Wildest Year: A Collection Of Poems And Photographs, Mark P. Widrlechner Dec 2012

This Wildest Year: A Collection Of Poems And Photographs, Mark P. Widrlechner

Books

The chapbooks created in the year ending in June 2012 include eleven themed collections and three installments of “In Thirteen Moons,” which didn’t get completed till that fall. This Wildest Year brings together the poems of the eleven themed chapbooks, each as a separate chapter. I have e-published this book for three reasons. First, the chapbooks have all been printed in very limited runs, and few copies remain to be shared with friends, old and new. Second, by ordering the chapters more or less chronologically, one can more easily see themes unfold and new connections made. And finally, this ...


The Longest Night, Ted Olson Dec 2012

The Longest Night, Ted Olson

ETSU Faculty Works

No abstract provided.


Prometheus's Role Of The Poet, Sarah M. Connelly Dec 2012

Prometheus's Role Of The Poet, Sarah M. Connelly

Student Publications

This essay examines the characterization of Prometheus in the opening speech of Prometheus Unbound, by Percy Shelley, through the lens of Shelley’s “Defense of Poetry” in order to argue Prometheus’ existence as a poet. By giving humanity wisdom and bridging the gap between logic and compassion, Prometheus becomes the point from which imagination, beauty, art, and poetry stems. Prometheus’ role developed into a model of morality and love in contrast to the fear and spite of Zeus, whose influence is reflected in the evils of mankind. Yet, through the torturous reign of Zeus, Prometheus transcends his hate by retracting ...


Witch Hazel Advent, The Story Of An Ozark Poet, Sarah Moore Chyrchel Dec 2012

Witch Hazel Advent, The Story Of An Ozark Poet, Sarah Moore Chyrchel

Theses and Dissertations

The goal of this Master's thesis project was to document the life of my maternal step-grandfather, John Ross Rule, in a visually compelling manner. Using equipment provided by the Lemke Department of Journalism at the University of Arkansas, I shot and edited a half hour long documentary film comprised of interviews and footage of John at his home near Winslow, Arkansas. John is a talented poet, and segments of his poetry are woven throughout the film.

The inspiration for this project is deeply rooted in place: the remote farmstead in the Boston Mountains of northwestern Arkansas that my grandparents ...


Showgirl, Meg Johnson Nov 2012

Showgirl, Meg Johnson

Meg Johnson

No abstract provided.


Darwish And The Meaning Of Palestine, Leila Farsakh Nov 2012

Darwish And The Meaning Of Palestine, Leila Farsakh

Leila Farsakh

Darwish's poetry was a central part of what is to be a Palestinian and to be an Arab. By weaving the personal and the political, Darwish gave a voice to the Palestinian struggle for self determination, as much as to the human inner quest for love and survival. I grew up learning his poems, hearing them sung by famous Arab singers, repeated in worldwide demonstrations of solidarity with the Palestinian people. His departure left me, and a whole generation of Arabs, deeply bereaved for his death represented not simply the loss of a great poet, but also the necessity ...


Novc2012, Robert Kelly Nov 2012

Novc2012, Robert Kelly

Robert Kelly Manuscripts

Unpublished manuscript dated November 7-10, 2012 from Robert Kelly Archive


Novb2012, Robert Kelly Nov 2012

Novb2012, Robert Kelly

Robert Kelly Manuscripts

Unpublished manuscript dated November 4-7, 2012 from Robert Kelly Archive


Sunrise, Vicki L. Hesli Nov 2012

Sunrise, Vicki L. Hesli

Poroi

No abstract provided.


National Ignorance, Adrienne B. Crossley Nov 2012

National Ignorance, Adrienne B. Crossley

Poroi

No abstract provided.


Mi Raíz (My Root), Christian M. Sandoval Nov 2012

Mi Raíz (My Root), Christian M. Sandoval

Poroi

This poem demonstrates the importance of the Latino/Latina vote in this election year. The reader will be able to find that the Latino experience described in the poem resonates with many other Latino/Latina experiences within our families, communities and society.


Nova2012, Robert Kelly Nov 2012

Nova2012, Robert Kelly

Robert Kelly Manuscripts

Unpublished manuscript from November 1-3, 2012 from Robert Kelly Archive


Novi2012, Robert Kelly Nov 2012

Novi2012, Robert Kelly

Robert Kelly Manuscripts

From November 2012 in Robert Kelly Archive


Novh2012, Robert Kelly Nov 2012

Novh2012, Robert Kelly

Robert Kelly Manuscripts

From November 2012 in Robert Kelly Archive


Novg2012, Robert Kelly Nov 2012

Novg2012, Robert Kelly

Robert Kelly Manuscripts

From November 2012 in Robert Kelly Archive


Novf2012, Robert Kelly Nov 2012

Novf2012, Robert Kelly

Robert Kelly Manuscripts

From November 2012 in Robert Kelly Archive


Crosscurrents: Fall 2012, Associated Students Of The University Of Puget Sound Oct 2012

Crosscurrents: Fall 2012, Associated Students Of The University Of Puget Sound

Crosscurrents

No abstract provided.


Gravity's Volume, Paul S. Flores Oct 2012

Gravity's Volume, Paul S. Flores

Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis

This poem is dedicated to Geoffrey Canada and the Harlem Children’s Zone and to Luis Rodriguez. I wrote this poem in response to the frustration I was feeling while delving into policy questions and strategies with various community leaders and think tank wonks about how to reverse the disparities of young men and boys of color in California. I am an original member of the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color, a coalition of community based organizations, researchers, foundations, and public systems engaging in a 10-year strategy to improve outcomes for boys and men of color, which was ...


No Man’S Land, Kelsey C. Boyce Oct 2012

No Man’S Land, Kelsey C. Boyce

Student Publications

This poem is inspired by a set of letters between Jes Jerry Jessen and his sister Helen during his time as a soldier during World War I.


Refractions: Poems Through The Prism Of Proscription, Kayla Ahmed Oct 2012

Refractions: Poems Through The Prism Of Proscription, Kayla Ahmed

Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection

The chief aim of this study is to establish a working knowledge of contemporary Tibetan poetry and attain a sense of its development both chronologically and through displacement via diaspora. This is achieved by a brief analytical comparison between traditional and modern forms of Tibetan poetry on the basis of structure, language, content, themes, functions and uses. The frustration between the desire for cultural preservation and the desire for innovation within the Tibetan exile community is also explored. Ultimately this coalesces in a collection of original poetry that reflects the elements of contemporary Tibetan poetry and the pain of life ...


Auctioned, Sophia K. Reid Oct 2012

Auctioned, Sophia K. Reid

Student Publications

This poem, Auctioned, is about slaves who were severely punished simply because of their skin tone. The setting of the poem is in the early 1800s. This poem vividly describes the hanging, whipping, and shooting of slaves.


Kreuzberg/Calvary, Utz Rachowski, Michael Ritterson Oct 2012

Kreuzberg/Calvary, Utz Rachowski, Michael Ritterson

German Studies Faculty Publications

Utz Rachowski's poem "Kreuzberg," first published in 1995, appears here in English translation surrounded by the work of much younger talents.


Little Black Daydream, Steve Kistulentz Sep 2012

Little Black Daydream, Steve Kistulentz

The University of Akron Press Publications

Steve Kistulentz's second book of poems, Little Black Daydream, is a chronicle of post-capitalist America. With a precise ear for the American patois, it addresses the uncertainty of the future at the exact moment when those questions are at the forefront of our culture. The book teems with the dazzling detritus of desire, capitalism, and apocalypse-and the poems demonstrate an astonishing adeptness at pushing language to portray this strange moment in our histories, both the personal and the fantastical. --Carmen Giménez Smith, author of The City She Was and Odalisque in Pieces


The Candle, Winston Langley Sep 2012

The Candle, Winston Langley

Winston E. Langley

This is a keynote statement by Winston Langley, Provost, Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, and Professor of International Relations at UMass Boston, opening the special 2009 issue of Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge dedicated to the memory and poetry of Mahmoud Darwish (1941-2008), the national poet of Palestine. In Provost Langley's view this issue of the journal merits the qualifying expression "special," because of the person it seeks to honor, the grounds that have invited that honor, the included voices of those who have sought to be part of this honoring, and the underlying spirit of ...


Pre-Existing Conditions, Debra Marquart Sep 2012

Pre-Existing Conditions, Debra Marquart

English Publications

Three weeks ago, my sister went on her lunch break

and turned right, for home, rather than left, for the clinic,

where she might have been forced to admit to the doctor

that the pain in her left arm was something more than...


Rival, Meg Johnson Sep 2012

Rival, Meg Johnson

Meg Johnson

No abstract provided.


Green-Front Spirits, Regina Maag Sep 2012

Green-Front Spirits, Regina Maag

The Promethean

No abstract provided.