reading-awp

AWP Reading

compline: (Wrote) If you happen to be in Seattle for AWP this year, maybe we’ll have a chance to see each other? This is my first (and probably last!) time attending, so I’m trying to get a lifetime of AWP activities into a single weekend (which is the M.O., I guess!): • I’m giving a …

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In progress… Little Red Leaves Ephemera Issue – “Dawn” by C.S. Carrier

As a lover/hater of all things pantoum, I was truly excited to read “Dawn” by C.S. Carrier. The poem feels more like a procession than a beginning. Lines like “she’s splotched with porcelain” and “the rain pools in the turquoise ashtray” immediately evoke stillness, silence, inactivity. You feel the inevitability of the day, the stillness …