Posts Tagged: Julie Marie Wade
First, Brandon Hicks gives us “Leonard: The Dad From A Different Generation.”
Next, Gayle Brandeis offers a personal and insightful portrait of female body image in the Saturday Essay, “Thunder, Thighs.” Before Brandeis’s own view of her thighs was changed forever, they were her “friends,” her “freedom.” After much introspection, Brandeis learns strategies for coping with the shame imposed on her from outside....more
First, Julie Marie Wade points to Tod Marshall’s skillful use of call and response in his new poetry collection, Bugle. The theme of mortality punctuates this “fierce” and “stunning” book. Marshall’s speaker, Wade writes, “contemplates what we think we know about nature, music, human frailty, and human triumph.”
Meanwhile, The Internet is “the great, depressing equalizer,” admits writer and collaborator Jacob Wren....more
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I am dead in Mississippi—
dead & Catholic.
A cheerleading coach who passed suddenly on
Wednesday night from “causes unknown.”
In Oxford, they mourn with a funeral mass,
send flowers to the family that survives me.