Posts Tagged: Sean Singer

National Poetry Month Day 23: “Embers of Smoldering Homes” by Sean Singer

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Embers of Smoldering Homes It is a major war from a manufacturing plant near Ciudad Juárez, a concrete dust smell from the maquiladoras cools. There is a pool of liquid forming on the stone floor. When Érika Gándara, the only cop in Guadalupe Distrito Bravos was killed the buzzards were fucking in the wind. See […]

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My Scarlet Ways by Tanya Larkin

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In age of poetry saturated with the irony and airy nonsense of the last phalanx of the grandchildren of the New York School, it is wonderfully refreshing to read Tanya Larkin’s poems in My Scarlet Ways. She uses a refreshing synthesis of lyric and narrative poetic modes in an expressive and intellectually rigorous way.

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Mis-Writing Race Is a Failure of the Imagination

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In February at the AWP Conference in Washington D.C., Claudia Rankine gave a talk about Tony Hoagland’s poem “The Change.” Afterward, she posted a call for responses to the conversation that started at AWP, and today she posted those responses here. Included among them is a piece by Rumpus reviewer and Poetry Book Club Board […]

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