Posts Tagged: Michael Wasson

14 Possibilities of Native Poetry

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Natalie Diaz, Featured Guest Editor for the January edition of Connotation Press, has curated a portfolio titled “14 Possibilities of Native Poetry.” In her introduction she poses the question, What is Native poetry?, and then responds: What is Native poetry means there can be infinite possibilities, infinite poets and their infinite poems who might be an answer. […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Michael Wasson’s imagistic prose poetry fills the Saturday Essay. Wasson’s dreamlike narrative describes a first day of school from his childhood. Wasson recalls the teacher taking attendance, calling out, “who’s missing?” The question launches a lyrical investigation of the author’s memory and identity. Then, Julie Marie Wade reviews the poetry collection Ghost/Landscape, a successful collaboration between Kristina Marie Darling and John […]

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