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Poetics - The Photography of Phyllis Galembo

For this week’s Poetics, I’m highlighting my favorite fine art portrait photographer, Phyllis Galembo.

Galembo has been inspired by the idea of ritual and costume for more than twenty-five years. 210 more words

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Poetics - Looking for Treasure

Good afternoon, Poets! Today I would like you to have a look around your home for treasures.  No, I am not talking about diamonds and rubies, valuable coins, fine linen, original artwork, or first edition old manuscripts.   418 more words

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The Affable Alcoholics Lamentation

That sweet supple nectar ravaging my catacomb brain. Loftily dripping tender trumpeting temptations down the addled addict center. Forthwith I am betaken, bumblestumped to resist the lusty wafts of our own ambrosia. 200 more words

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The Structure of the Poetic Text

I recently posted a working section from the introductory chapter of my PhD dissertation on Academia.edu. For the brave that may be interested, you can find it here.

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The Bright Eyed Girl

She may have been slow but she was bright nonetheless. A pulsing pulsar waiting for true recognition. These floundering fops and silly-faced mandroids meant well for sure, but it was reeking of condescension or a kind of sickening pity. 310 more words

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Dirty Downtrodden Hobo

Oh, to find a home in the growing cold of this expanding landscape. Warmth aglow on the outer edges of the gilded portrait, the white space harassing this humble vignette. 235 more words

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