Posts Tagged: johnny cash

Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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On this warm weekend we are favored with a cool breath of fresh air from the likes of Matthew Lippman, via Michael Klein’s review of Lippman’s poetry collection, American Chew. Poems like these are refreshing in their honesty and bewitching simplicity—Lippman’s, in particular, “start outside the body,” Klein writes, “but they almost always end up inside it—gnawing at the conscious.”

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The Sunday Rumpus Essay: Pressing On

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The love story of June Carter Cash and her husband Johnny inspired another young family, keeping them close and providing the soundtrack to their lives in dark times. Decades later, Jennifer Nix looks back on the kidney disease and estrangement that wracked her family, wondering how to come back to the music.

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Aural Fixations, The Rumpus Mixtape #11: Conversation Hearts

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Conversation Hearts

Two Words. Infinite Meanings. True Love. Missed Connections. 50% Divorce. First Date. Happy Nights. Sad Days. Star Crossed. Wedded Bliss. Bad Breakup. Holding Hands. Making Out. Great Sex. Poly Love.

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