Posts Tagged: inauguration

Readers Report: The Emperor’s New Clothes

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A collection of short pieces written by Rumpus readers pertaining to the subject of “The Emperor’s New Clothes.”

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This Week in Trumplandia

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Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your communities, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just awareness of […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Leila Aboulela examines time and its tricks in “Pinpricks” for the Saturday Rumpus Essay. And this weekend, we kicked off our Rumpus Inaugural Poems project with Leila Chatti’s eulogy for every mother’s lost country in “Motherland,” and Kaveh Akbar’s surreal images of reconstructionism in “Poem to a Conqueror.” Meanwhile, Brandon Hicks shares a very funny new comic, […]

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This Week in Trumplandia

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Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent and relevant content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your communities, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just […]

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This Week in Trumplandia

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Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent and relevant content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your communities, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just […]

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Presidential Poetics

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“I always say poetry is the only job in the world that when someone says, ‘You made me cry,’ you say, ‘Thank you.’ To be genuinely moved by the poem is the most incredible honor.” The other day, the Poetry Foundation sat down with inaugural poet Richard Blanco to talk about all things poetry and […]

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