Monthly Archives: July 2014

Maureen Alsop on Hillary Gravendyk’s “Appetites,” from Harm

“I was promised only good things.”   The disillusionment is plain.  Errors furred by illness in an animal spell. A sham on wishes.  Certain messages shut every door. Anger is a kind of truth grievers abide. And the left ones, with their … Continue reading

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Christina Mengert on Sappho, Applepickers & Finding Abundance

105 a. as the sweetapple reddens on a high branch high on the highest branch and the applepickers forgot— no, not forgot: were unable to reach It is hard to talk about Sappho without talking about lacunae, the inevitable if … Continue reading

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