Posts Tagged: Ruth Brown

The Sunday Rumpus Essay: Trouble in Mind

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I wasn’t blue always; my campus rape didn’t ruin my life. But at times I’ve found being a woman exhausting. ...more

Aural Fixations, the Rumpus Mixtape #1: Pastoral

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Pastoral. For a long time we’ve thought of that simply as pastures, poetry about streams and paintings of lush, lime green grass. Cows. Works by Virgil. A certain longing for the countryside. Shepherds. Hills rather than towns.

Yes all of that is pastoral, but the notion runs deeper.

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