Posts Tagged: city

Jen Fitzgerald’s Poetry Mixtape #1: Poetry That Moves Like a City Street

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I’m spending National Poetry Month at the Millay Colony, former home of Edna St. Vincent Millay. My colleague and friend, poet and writer Jen Fitzgerald, will be writing the Mixtape column this month—and we are all lucky for it. Enjoy Jen’s robust selections and I’ll see you in May.

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Armored in Cars and Driving Unseen

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America is a beautiful country and it was beautiful before we got here. I’m not sure yet if we, the ancestral echo of colonizers, are a beautiful people. I often have doubts. ...more

Erick Lyle’s Secret History Of The City

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If you live in San Francisco long enough, you start to wonder: “Where the hell can I go at 3 a.m. which isn’t home or a laundromat or a massage parlor?”

This simple question might balloon into a larger, perhaps more existential one: “Why does it feel like I need money I’ll never earn, a job I hate, a house I can’t afford and friends who only want to get shitfaced in order to have fun in this town?”

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