Posts Tagged: ALS

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Rosalie Moffett

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Rosalie Moffett discusses her new collection June in Eden, writing humor in poetry, using contemporary references, and trying to understand the world. ...more

Word of the Day: Agastopia

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(n.); admiration of a particular part of the body

ALS constitutes progressive imprisonment without parole. First you lose the use of a digit or two; then a limb; then and almost inevitably, all four.

—Tony Judt, Night

The human body is beautiful; this has been an accepted truth throughout the ages and can be observed everywhere in art, literature, science, and even in daily discussion.

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