5th Annual NAPOMO 30/30/30 :: Day 2 :: Jacklyn Janeksela on Airea Dee Matthews & Rasheed Copeland :: Words to Shake a Cradle, A Nation
[box]It's hard to believe this year is our FIFTH annual 30/30/30 series, and that when this month is over we will have seeded and scattered ONE HUNDRED and FIFTY of these love-letters, these stories of gratitude and memory, into the world.
[box]It's hard to believe that today's post marks the first of our FIFTH annual 30/30/30 series, and that when this month is over we will have seeded and scattered ONE HUNDRED and FIFTY of these love-letters, these stories of gratitude
[articlequote]We say thought’s object is not knowledge but living.”[/articlequote] As an undergrad sociology major I became obsessed with the Situationist International. Hyperradical, theory-obsessed, and obscure almost to the point of obnoxiousness, they seemed to be everything the American hippie flower children
When he was a child, W. H. Auden had a friend. One weekend, when Robert Medley was staying at the Audens' home at Harborne, England, Auden's mother found a poem that alarmed her. She gave it to Auden's father, physician
In her book of essays Proofs and Theories, Louise Gluck writes, “The argument for completion, for thoroughness, for exhaustive detail, is that it makes an art more potent because more exact – a closer recreation of the real. But the
[line] Several years ago, I was coming off of a particularly painful year that commenced with the severing of a seven-year relationship and ended with the passing of my grandmother. From the moment my grandmother stepped foot in this country, she
In the 13th century, the Persian city of Shiraz was both a center of learning and artistic achievement, and a volatile and rebellious place marked by the decline of the Il-Khanid empire and the succession of short-lived rulers who scrabbled
[box]It's hard to believe that today's post marks the first of our FOURTH annual 30/30/30 series, and that when this month is over we will have seeded and scattered ONE HUNDRED and TWENTY of these love-letters, these stories of gratitude
A VERY SPECIAL INVITATION to a CELEBRATION of APPRECIATION :: The OS is now accepting submissions for our 4th annual Poetry Month 30/30/30 series!
The Operating System is thrilled to invite you to participate in the 4th Annual 30-on-30-in-30 Poetry Month Celebration! In this series, we invite creative people from a range of backgrounds to share a story about how their work has been influenced
[line] I was attending a yeshiva high school in suburban Maryland when I first encountered Margaret Atwood’s striking poem “You Fit Into Me.” Our 11th grade English teacher, Mrs. Gretsch, was determined to instill free thinking in our class of