Monthly Archives: June 2013

Eric Baus on Barbara Guest a Shadow, an Eyebrow, & “Puff.”

Barbara Guest’s poem “Saving Tallow” from her book The Blue Stairs plays in my head on repeat, in small patches, almost daily. There are so many unpredictable, wildly assured lines in the poem (“There was once a shadow/called Luis; there … Continue reading

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Linnea Ogden on Tracy Philpot’s Trousers & Survival

Tracy Philpot starts off a poem about abuse, survival and trauma with these lines: I don’t like the trousers I find absolutely everywhere In the universe. The poem itself is called “Abandonment for a Good Cause,” and it lives, along … Continue reading

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