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Three Quarters, Michael Mckee Green May 2019

Three Quarters, Michael Mckee Green

Boise State University Theses and Dissertations

Three Quarters makes retrospection into prospection. Following its speaker from the near-present to the near-past, the text imposes a spiritual and affective pilgrimage onto nine months (three quarters of a year) of his life. Codas, pieces of parataxis, and grammatical slippages color and heighten the experiences of a young man coming to terms with himself by reliving what’s come.


Beetles In Moonlight, Gordon Grice May 2019

Beetles In Moonlight, Gordon Grice

Westview

This rooted cliff is riddled and pocked. On August nights, you can watch the moonlight clatter into shards that move apart and come together to couple.


Sunday Dinners Creative Introduction & Poem Analyses, Sophie Clark May 2019

Sunday Dinners Creative Introduction & Poem Analyses, Sophie Clark

Theses/Capstones/Creative Projects

In tandem with my Writer’s Workshop poetry thesis, in which I will work with Dr. Lisa Fay Coutley to produce an original chapbook of 25-30 poems, my Honors thesis will analyze my use of poetic devices and forms throughout my chapbook. To do so, I will write a 250-page analysis of each poem and its overall contribution to the book as a whole. In addition, I will also provide an introduction to my chapbook upon its completion, in which I will summarize my responses to detail an overview of my thematic and structural concepts.


Reunion, Beatriz Fernandez Apr 2019

Reunion, Beatriz Fernandez

Beatriz F. Fernandez

My poem "Reunion" included in this anthology, forthcoming from Cynren Press in April, 2019.


Quarters, Nina M. Siso Mar 2019

Quarters, Nina M. Siso

The Crambo

"Quarters" is a poem that depicts a struggle with ethnicity and heritage. How does someone react to the political climate when they pass for white, but are only two generations away from Latin immigrants. What is their responsibility? What parts of their heritage can they express?


Tuesday Night, Amber Thompson Dec 2018

Tuesday Night, Amber Thompson

Westview

The coppery softness of cinnamon sticks to my fingers.


Plowing, Kevin Oakes Dec 2018

Plowing, Kevin Oakes

Westview

As a kid growing up on a farm You are expected to learn how to plow


Nowhere Is Nowhere, Catherine Mccraw Dec 2018

Nowhere Is Nowhere, Catherine Mccraw

Westview

People often speak of rural Western Oklahoma as the middle of nowhere.


The Valley, Sheila Cohlmia Dec 2018

The Valley, Sheila Cohlmia

Westview

I wander through a deep narrow valley


September's Grapes, Sheila A. Murphy Dec 2018

September's Grapes, Sheila A. Murphy

Westview

There’s grief from harvest early, or too late: bitter, hard, or over-ripened fruit.


Tennyson, By Allergies Immured, John Bradshaw Dec 2018

Tennyson, By Allergies Immured, John Bradshaw

Westview

Window bound I sit and ponder Letting my sheltered eyes go wander.


Ode To Being In-Between, Corey S. Ullman Oct 2018

Ode To Being In-Between, Corey S. Ullman

Student Publications

A poem about melancholy, loneliness, airports, and travelling.


Gonna Die (Poem), Wes Grooms Jul 2018

Gonna Die (Poem), Wes Grooms

disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory

No abstract provided.


Garden Of Flawless, Joe Chiodo Apr 2018

Garden Of Flawless, Joe Chiodo

The Crambo

A poem about bonsai trees.


Elegy To My Eyes, Grace E. Timko Apr 2018

Elegy To My Eyes, Grace E. Timko

Student Publications

This elegiac poem focuses on the speaker's limited eyesight as she wakes up in the morning after letting her contacts dry up overnight.


Saxophone, Robert Waldruff Jan 2018

Saxophone, Robert Waldruff

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


Anonymous, Jack Frazer Jan 2018

Anonymous, Jack Frazer

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


Forever Undone [Poem], Kate Abell Nov 2017

Forever Undone [Poem], Kate Abell

Occasional Paper Series

Kate Abell shares a poem following September 11. It is a personal expression of never forgetting the images and events of September 11.


Set In Stone, Kevin Carey Sep 2017

Set In Stone, Kevin Carey

English Faculty Publications

Kevin Carey talking about the poem: I think a lot about ceremony and ritual. Not so long ago, my oldest child left home to drive across the country to live. I realized I was treating this moment as a ceremony (for both of us) and trying to protect him on his journey with my own invented or inherited rituals—the rosary, the right song for the right moment on his drive. So, here I was stuck with the memory of his childhood and firmly planted in the details around me thinking of this ritualized moment.


Cicadas, Gene Grabiner Jul 2017

Cicadas, Gene Grabiner

Journal of Humanistic Mathematics

No abstract provided.


Disciple, Jessica K. Sklar Jul 2017

Disciple, Jessica K. Sklar

Journal of Humanistic Mathematics

This is a love poem for mathematics.


Maximillian Sunflowers, David Schelhaas Jun 2017

Maximillian Sunflowers, David Schelhaas

Dordt Voice, 2016-

No abstract provided.


Frida's Daughter, Myrta Vida Apr 2017

Frida's Daughter, Myrta Vida

Theses

The purpose of my creative writing is to highlight a group of U.S. citizens still woefully underrepresented in literature proper: the Latinx middle class. I’m keenly interested in exploring Puerto Rican and first- and second-generation Latinx immigrant stories. Even though some of the experiences from these groups have been elegantly visited by writers such as Giannina Braschi, Sandra Cisneros, Junot Diaz, Julia Alvarez, and others, there are nuances to the Latinx middle class experience that are yet to be uncovered. Being stuck in the cultural, linguistic, socio-economic, and political middles in a country that has recently taken a ...


An Algorithm For Counting The Hair On Your Head, Eli M. Barr Feb 2017

An Algorithm For Counting The Hair On Your Head, Eli M. Barr

Journal of Humanistic Mathematics

A comedic poem which uses the form of an algorithm for poetic effect.


Bendiciones, Lydia M. Lara Jan 2017

Bendiciones, Lydia M. Lara

Vázquez-Valarezo Poetry Award

A poem embodying the simple yet powerful gesture of the bendicion. For many latinxs this gesture commonly occurs between older family members to younger family members as farewell, prayer, and blessings to protect the younger individual on their journies through life. The gesture of the blessing is a meaningful and deeply rooted action that carries the blessings of the ancestors who have come before us and endured colonization, dictatorship, and civil war and spiritually drives their children and children's children to fight for better in the modern day Latina/Chicana struggle. We are our ancestors wildest dreams.


Bendiciones, Lydia Lara Jan 2017

Bendiciones, Lydia Lara

Vázquez-Valarezo Poetry Award

A poem embodying the simple yet powerful gesture of the bendicion. For many latinxs this gesture commonly occurs between older family members to younger family members as farewell, prayer, and blessings to protect the younger individual on their journies through life. The gesture of the blessing is a meaningful and deeply rooted action that carries the blessings of the ancestors who have come before us and endured colonization, dictatorship, and civil war and spiritually drives their children and children's children to fight for better in the modern day Latina/Chicana struggle. We are our ancestors wildest dreams.


Chow In Heavy Weather, Edward D. Schlitz Jan 2017

Chow In Heavy Weather, Edward D. Schlitz

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


The Other Side Of The Wall, Ted S. Owens Jan 2017

The Other Side Of The Wall, Ted S. Owens

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


A Classroom's Evolution, Brooke E. Maskin Oct 2016

A Classroom's Evolution, Brooke E. Maskin

Student Publications

Based on the four texts that we read in Social Foundations of Music Education, I took some of the main points and concepts from each of these books and incorporated them into an original poetic monologue. The main question I was trying to answer was: How should teachers as transformative intellectuals navigate through the current educational system in the age of accountability to pursue equity among, in, and through education? Teachers must work to completely defy the stereotypical boundaries of education and inspire students to become investigators in the world, both in and out of the classroom.


The Spaces Between, Robert Evory Jun 2016

The Spaces Between, Robert Evory

The Hilltop Review

No abstract provided.