Posts Tagged: Wendy Chin-Tanner

Notable Portland: 1/12–1/18

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Friday 1/13: Franz Nicolay reads from his anarcho-leftist memoir debut, The Humorless Ladies of Border Control and is joined afterwards in conversation by Cari Luna, author of The Revolution of Every Day. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free. Sunday 1/15: Get ready for Dear Sugar Radio: The Writers Resist! Join hosts Cheryl Strayed and […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Brandon Hicks exercises his satirical muscle in “The Cartoonists: Profiles.” Then, in the Saturday Essay, Steven D. Howe bravely exposes his relationship with his father to the light, a relationship bruised by alcoholism and Howe’s own fear of perpetuating the cycle of addiction. In the end, the pain caused is tempered by moments of genuine paternal warmth. […]

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National Poetry Month Day 17: “The Mother In This Poem Is Me or You or Your Mother” by Wendy Chin-Tanner

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The Mother In This Poem Is Me or You or Your Mother mother is a falling star a bead of sweat of blood of bread our daily bread on which we fed the thread of life the trouble and strife of he you wed with heart and head you pledged in daddy’s bed there is […]

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