Monthly Archives: November 2012

Big Brand Fire

Big Brand Fire an erasure poem created from an Associated Press article by Julhas Alam hooded Mickey Mouse from Disney Faded Glory hip-hop tag Bangladesh. 112 killed amid blackened tables and melted sewing ma- chines. Fashions Ltd. without authorization without … Continue reading

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Listen to Your Heart Song

I graduated college with two degrees, one in English and one in biology, and three different graduate programs/schools to choose from. Looking back it’s easy enough to see that I was confused about what direction I wanted to follow, but … Continue reading

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Aborted Life

inspired by the 10/27/12 death of an Irish woman after she was denied an abortion of her dying fetus In the land of green and fairies, a beautiful daughter follows her fetus from a poisoned body judgement will not open … Continue reading

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Protesters Unite

Part 2 after the storm spread   relief a stream shuttled to desperate areas   “Attention! …they do it for free”   see a need and fill it   line bandages and bottles behind a tattered curtain   retrieve   … Continue reading

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Island Forgotten

Island Forgotten An erasure poem adapted from an Associated Press article by Meghan Barr about Staten Island after Hurricane Sandy Do you see she asked, resignation two young brothers swept from mother’s arms drowned a forgotten island In the shadow … Continue reading

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