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Posts Tagged: loss

What Is Found There: Talking with Barbara Crooker and Marjorie Maddox

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Poets Barbara Crooker and Marjorie Maddox discuss their writing.

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Mystery and the Unknown: Talking with Lauren Haldeman

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Lauren Haldeman discusses her most recent poetry collection, Instead of Dying, making poetry accessible, and being open to the surprising possibilities of form.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #131: Lisa Wells

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“I always feel like I’m starting over. I don’t know how I ever wrote a poem. I really do have that feeling.”

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Rumpus Original Fiction: Even the Moon

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When you finished, several minutes passed before we spoke. You dipped a finger in a pool of candle wax. How could I know this was the only real secret you’d ever kept?

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Songs of Our Lives: Jim Carroll’s “People Who Died”

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All around me were strangers. All around me were friends. A dark glittering sea of fists. What a terrible, wonderful thing, to be welcomed into this fellowship at last.

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What Did You Expect, Though?

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The immune system, meant to protect a body from foreign invaders, works too assiduously, sees danger where there is none, turns on itself. Such conditions lend themselves to metaphor.

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In Defense of Sinead O’Connor

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“Remember Sinead?” I asked. My mom nodded her head and shrugged.

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Voices on Addiction: Dead Eyes and Bob Barker Crocs

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Broken people are drawn to other broken people. Comparing scars. Laying belly to belly. Two similar pieces of different puzzles.

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The Universal Tether of Identity: Caca Dolce by Chelsea Martin

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At its core, the collection is recollected through a loose chronology of memoir essays, all of which will appeal to readers’ younger selves: who were we when we were teenagers and who are we now?

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Color Is a Language in Itself: Mahtem Shiferraw Discusses Fuchsia

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Mahtem Shiferraw discusses her debut collection, Fuchsia, how she uses color to understand the world and to communicate, and why her work continually addresses displacement.

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Ten Minutes of Motherhood: A Conversation with Ariel Levy

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Ariel Levy on The Rules Do Not Apply, the illusion of control, and language’s inability to express grief.

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